Women’s 100m Backstroke – Short Course

World’s Fastest 100m Backstroke – Women’s Short Course

  1. Minna Atherton (26.52, 28.37) 54.89
  2. Katinka Hosszu (26.93, 28.10) 55.03
  3. Olivia Smoliga (26.50, 28.54) 55.04
  4. Kira Toussaint (26.60, 28.57) 55.17
  5. Louise Hansson (26.45, 28.75) 55.20
  6. Kylie Masse (26.69, 28.53) 55.22
  7. Shiho Sakai (26.73, 28.50) 55.23
  8. Emily Seebohm (26.81, 28.50) 55.31

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The chart below compares the World’s fastest 100m Backstroke 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 Minna Atherton’s 100m Backstroke World Record swim to view which was performed at the ISL 2019 in Budapest.

For comparison here is the Women’s 100m Backstroke Long Course and the Women’s 200m Backstroke Long Course.

Women's 100m Backstroke - Short Course
Minna AthertonKatinka HosszuOlivia SmoligaKira ToussaintLouise HanssonKylie MasseShiho SakaiEmily Seebohm
Height:5 ft 9 in 181cm5 ft 9 in 175cm6 ft 2 in 188cm5 ft 7 in 174cm6 ft 2 in 187cm5ft 8in 172cm5 ft 3 in 159cm6 ft 0 in 183cm
Weight:165Ib 75kg150 Ib 68kg163Ib 74kg159Ib 72kg157lb 71kg134lb 61kg117Ib 53kg141Ib 64kg
DOB:2000-05-17 1989-05-03 1994-10-12 1994-05-221996-11-241996-01-181990-12-01 1992-06-05
Meet:ISL 2019 Season12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2014ISL 2020 Season - FinalEuropean Short - Course Swimming Championships 20192021 FINA World Championships Short Course2021 FINA World Championships Short CourseFINA/Arena Swimming World Cup 200912th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2014
1st 25m Split
Split Time:
2nd 25m Split
Split Time:26.5226.9326.5026.6026.4526.6926.7326.81
50m PB:25.8125.9525.7425.6025.9125.9226.5425.83
Time off 50m PB:0.710.980.761.000.540.770.190.98
Percentage of 50m PB:102.751%103.777%102.953%103.906%102.084%102.971%100.716%103.794%
3rd 25m Split
Split Time:
4th 25m Split
Total Time:54.8955.0355.0455.1755.2055.2255.2355.31
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