Fastest swim long course 200 metres backstroke (female)
- Melissa "Missy" Franklin
- 2/4.06 minute(s), second(s)
- United Kingdom London
Melissa "Missy" Franklin (USA) swam the 200 m backstroke in a record time of 2 min 4.06 sec to win Olympic gold at the Aquatics Centre in London, UK, on 3 August 2012.