100-Meter Backstroke

1904 Walter Brack, Germany 1:16.80 1
1908 Arno Bieberstein, Germany 1:24.60  
1912 Harry Hebner, United States 1:21.20  
1920 Warren Kealoha, United States 1:15.20  
1924 Warren Kealoha, United States 1:13.20  
1928 George Kojac, United States 1:08.20  
1932 Masaji Kiyokawa, Japan 1:08.60  
1936 Adolph Kiefer, United States 1:05.90  
1948 Allen Stack, United States 1:06.40  
1952 Yoshinobu Oyakawa, United States 1:05.40  
1956 David Thiele, Australia 1:02.20  
1960 David Thiele, Australia 1:01.90  
1968 Roland Matthes, East Germany 0:58.70  
1972 Roland Matthes, East Germany 0:56.58  
1976 John Naber, United States 0:55.49  
1980 Bengt Baron, Sweden 0:56.53  
1984 Rick Carey, United States 0:55.79  
1988 Daichi Suzuki, Japan 0:55.05  
1992 Mark Tewksbury, Canada 0:53.98  
1996 Jeff Rouse, United States 0:54.10  
2000 Lenny Krayzelburg, United States 0:53.72  
2004 Aaron Peirsol, United States 0:54.06  
2008 Aaron Peirsol, United States 0:52.54 2
1. 100 yards
2. World record

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1,500-Meter Freestyle Swimming–Men 200-Meter Backstroke