World’s Fastest 50m Freestyle Swimmers – Men’s Long Course
The 50m freestyle is one of the most exciting events in swimming, with athletes pushing their bodies to the limit to achieve the fastest time possible. Here are the seven fastest male swimmers on the planet under 21.20. Including the world record for the 50m freestyle long course, the other impressive performances are below.
- Cesar Cielo Filho 20.91
- Frederick Bousquet 20.94
- Caeleb Dressel 21.04
- Cameron McEvoy 21.06
- Benjamin Proud 21.11
- Florent Manaudou 21.19, Ashley Callus 21.19, Jernej Godec 21.19
The chart below compares the World’s best 100m Freestyle swimmers. 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 Cesar Cielo Filho 50m Freestyle World Record swim to view.
Here is the list of the Men’s 50m Freestyle Short Course for comparison.
|Men's 50m Freestyle - Long Course|
|Cesar Cielo Filho||Frederick Bousquet||Caeleb Dressel||Cameron McEvoy||Benjamin Proud||Florent Manaudou||Ashley Callus||Jernej Godec|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in 195cm||6 ft 2 in 188cm||6 ft 3 in 191cm||6ft 1in 1.85m||6 ft 3 in 191cm||6 ft 6 in 199cm||6 ft 2 in 188cm||6 ft 3 in 190cm|
|Weight:||176 Ib 80kg||190 Ib 86kg||200 Ib 92kg||165lb 75kg||207 Ib 94kg||218 Ib 99kg||187 Ib 85kg||209 Ib 95kg|
|Meet:||Brazilian National Championships (50m)||French National Championships (50m)||US Olympic Team Trials - Wave II||World Aquatics Championships - Fukuoka 2023||European Championships 2018||16th FINA World Championships 2015||AIS International||World Military Swimming/ Lifesaving Championships|
Note: World’s Fastest 50m Freestyle Swimmers – Men’s Long Course Update July 2023