World’s Fastest 50m Breaststroke – Women’s Long Course

  1. Ruta Meilutyte 29.16
  2. Benedetta Pilato 29.30 
  3. Lilly King 29.40
  4. Yuliya Efimova 29.52
  5. Molly Hannis 29.71
  6. Jessica Hardy 29.80

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The chart below compares the World’s fastest 50m breaststroke swimmers. Swimmers and coaches can looks at the individual Splits, and Stroke Counts. All swim data has been collected from our team reviewing race footage where possible. Here is Ruta Meilutyte’s 29.16 WR swim to view. Here is Benedetta Pilato’s previous 50m Breaststroke World Record.

Ruta’s WR:

Benedetta’s Previous WR:

Here is the list of the  Women’s 100m Breaststroke Long Course and 200m Breaststroke Long Course lists.

Women's 50m Breaststroke - Long Course
Ruta MeilutyteBenedetta PilatoLilly KingYuilya EfimovaMolly HannisJessica Hardy
Height:5 ft 8 in 173cm5 ft 7 in 170cm5 ft 8 in 174cm5 ft 10 in 178cm5 ft 7 in 170cm6 ft 0 in 183cm
Weight:163 Ib 74kg154 Ib 70kg154 Ib 70kg141Ib 64kg154 Ib 70kg152 Ib 69kg
Country:LTUITAUSARUSUSAUSA
DOB:1997-03-192005-01-28 1997-02-10 1992-04-03 1992-03-131987-03-12
Meet:World Aquatics Championships - Fukuoka 2023European Championships 202117th FINA World Championships 201715th FINA World Championships 2013Austin PSS 201815th FINA World Championships 2013
Strokes262725292628
Total Time:29.1629.3029.4029.5229.7129.8

Note: World’s Fastest 50m Breaststroke Updated July 2023

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