Summer McIntosh to Laure Manaudou: Women’s 400m freestyle World Record progression from 2000

Here is a list of the World Record holders in the women’s 400m freestyle event from the 2000s.

Published : Mar 29, 2023 13:12 IST - 1 MIN READ

File Photo of Summer McIntosh.
File Photo of Summer McIntosh. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

File Photo of Summer McIntosh. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

Sixteen-year-old Summer McIntosh  of Canada set a world record on Tuesday night in the women’s 400-meter freestyle.

Competing in the Canadian swimming trials at the Pan Am Sports Centre in Toronto, McIntosh finished in 3 minutes, 56.08 seconds to break the mark of 3:56.40 set last year by Australia’s Ariarne Titmus.

Before Titmus, USA’s Katie Ledecky, who is also the defending world champion, broke the world record thrice and the trio is expected to compete against each other in the worlds this year.

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