Men’s 50m Breaststroke – Short Course

World’s Fastest 50m Breaststroke – Men’s Short Course

  1. Huseyin Emre Sakci 24.95
  2. Ilya Shymanovich 25.25, Cameron Van Der Burgh 25.25
  3. Nicolo Martinenghi 25.37
  4. Adam Peaty 25.41
  5. Roland Schoeman 25.45

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The chart below compares the World’s best 50m Breaststroke swimmers short course. Swimmers and coaches can looks at the individual Splits, Stroke Counts and the first 50m split compared to swimmers 50m PB. All swim data has been collected from our team reviewing race footage where possible. Here is Emre Sakci’s World Record to view.

Here is the Ilya Shymanovich’s former 50m Breaststroke World Record swim to view.

Here is the list of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke Short Course for comparison

Men's 50m Breaststroke - Short Course
Huseyin Emre SakciIlya ShymanovichCameron Van Der BurghNicolo MartinenghiAdam PeatyRoland Schoeman
Height:6 ft 8 in 203cm6 ft 4 in 194cm6 ft 1 in 185cm6 ft 2 in 187cm6 ft 3 in 191cm6 ft 3 in 190cm
Weight:220 Ib 100kg194 Ib 88kg187 Ib 85kg207 Ib 94kg190 Ib 86kg185 Ib 84kg
DOB:1997-11-15 1994-08-02 1988-05-25 1999-08-01 1994-12-28 1980-07-04
Meet:TurkishNational Championships 2021European Short Course Swimming Championships 2021FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup 2009European Short Course Swimming Championships 2021ISL 2020 Season - Final FINA/ Arena Swimming World Cup 2009
1st 25m Split11.23
2nd 25 split13.72
Total Time:24.7225.2525.2525.3725.4125.45

Analyzing the performances of the world’s fastest swimmers in the Men’s 50m Breaststroke for Short Course (SC) based on time differences reveals the extraordinary speed and precision required for this explosive sprint event. The 50m Breaststroke is the shortest race in the breaststroke discipline, demanding not only powerful strokes but also impeccable technique. Here’s an in-depth examination of the top swimmers and the time differences that separate them:

  1. Huseyin Emre Sakci (24.95):
    • Huseyin Emre Sakci’s electrifying time of 24.95 seconds ranks him as the fastest in the world in the 50m Breaststroke. His performance is characterized by remarkable power and efficiency, setting him apart from his competitors by a margin of 0.30 seconds.
  2. Ilya Shymanovich (25.25) and Cameron Van Der Burgh (25.25):
    • Ilya Shymanovich and Cameron Van Der Burgh share the second position with identical times of 25.25 seconds. This parity highlights the intense competition in the 50m Breaststroke. Both swimmers exhibit incredible speed and precision in their strokes.
  3. Nicolo Martinenghi (25.37):
    • Nicolo Martinenghi follows closely, just 0.12 seconds behind the leaders. His performance emphasizes the razor-thin margins that define this event, showcasing his prowess in maintaining speed and form.
  4. Adam Peaty (25.41):
    • Adam Peaty, known for his breaststroke dominance, is 0.16 seconds behind the leader. His time reinforces the competitive nature of the 50m Breaststroke, and his efficient technique is a testament to his mastery of the stroke.
  5. Roland Schoeman (25.45):
    • Roland Schoeman, with a time of 25.45 seconds, is only 0.04 seconds behind Peaty. Schoeman’s experience and skill make him a formidable presence in this high-speed sprint.

In summary, the Men’s 50m Breaststroke in Short Course is a thrilling showcase of pure speed and precision. Huseyin Emre Sakci’s lead exemplifies his remarkable explosiveness and efficiency in the stroke, but the tight time differences among the top swimmers underscore the fierce competition in this event. Each athlete’s ability to generate immense power while maintaining flawless technique is what makes the 50m Breaststroke one of the most exciting and closely watched races in the world of swimming. It’s a race where fractions of a second can separate victory from defeat, and where the swimmers’ ability to execute the perfect stroke is paramount.

Note: World’s Fastest 50m Breaststroke – Men’s Short Course Update Sept 2023

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