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Swimming        
         
Freestyle - Women      
         
         
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1960 Olympics Von Saltza USA      
1962 European Lasterie NED      
1962 Commonwealth Fraser AUS      
1964 Olympics Duenkel USA      
1966 European Mandonnaud FRA      
1966 Commonwealth Wainwright AUS      
1968 Olympics Meyer USA Meyer USA  
1970 European Sehmisch DDR Neugebauer DDR  
1970 Commonwealth Moras AUS Moras AUS  
1972 Olympics Gould AUS Rothhammer USA  
1973 World Greenwood USA Calligaris ITA  
1974 European Franke DDR Dorr DDR  
1974 Commonwealth Turrall AUS Turrall AUS  
1975 World Babashoff USA Turrall AUS  
1976 Olympics Thumer DDR Thumer DDR  
1977 European Thumer DDR Thumer DDR  
1978 Commonwealth Wickham AUS Wickham AUS  
1978 World Wickham AUS Wickham AUS  
1980 Olympics Diers DDR Ford AUS  
1981 European Diers DDR Schmidt DDR  
1982 Commonwealth Wickham AUS Wickham AUS  
1982 World Schmidt DDR Linehan USA  
1983 European Strauss DDR Strauss DDR  
1984 Olympics Cohen USA Cohen USA  
1985 European Strauss DDR Strauss DDR  
1985 Pan Pacific Brown USA Brown USA  
1986 Commonwealth Hardcastle GBR Hardcastle GBR  
1986 World Friedrich DDR Strauss DDR  
1987 European Freidrich DDR Mohring DDR  
1987 Pan Pacific Evans USA McDonald AUS  
1988 Olympics Evans USA Evans USA  
1989 European Mohring DDR Mohring DDR  
1989 Pan Pacific Evans USA Evans USA Elford AUS
1990 Commonwealth Lewis AUS McDonald AUS    
1991 European Dalby NOR Dalby NOR    
1991 Pan Pacific Evans USA Evans USA Elford AUS
1991 World Evans USA Evans USA    
1992 Olympics Hase GER Evans USA    
1993 European Hase GER Henke GER    
1993 Pan Pacific Evans USA Evans USA Lewis AUS
1994 World Aihua CHN Evans USA    
1994 Commonwealth Horner GBR Gartrell AUS    
1995 European Van Almsick GER Jung GER    
1995 Pan Pacific Bennett USA Lewis  AUS Bennett USA
1996 Olympics Smith IRL Bennett USA    
1997 European Hase GER Kielgass GER    
1997 Pan Pacific Poll CRC Bennett USA Bennett USA
1998 Commonwealth O`Neill AUS Harris AUS  
1998 World Chen CHN Bennett USA  
1999 European Potec ROM Stockbauer GER  
1999 Pan Pacific Bennett USA Bennett USA Bennett USA
2000 European Klochkova UKR Rigamonti ITA    
2000 Olympics Bennett USA Bennett USA    
2001 World Klochkova UKR Stockbauer GER Stockbauer GER
2002 European Klochkova UKR Henke GER    
2002 Commonwealth Cooke GBR Cooke GBR    
2002 Pan Pacific Munz USA Munz USA Munz USA
2003 World Stockbauer GER Stockbauer GER Stockbauer GER
2004 European Manaudou FRA Villaecija ESP    
2004 Olympics Manaudou FRA Shibata JPN    
2005 World Manaudou FRA Ziegler USA Ziegler USA
2006 Commonwealth McClatchey GBR Cooke GBR    
2006 European Manaudou FRA Manaudou FRA    
2006 Pan Pacific Shibata JPN Ziegler USA Ziegler USA
2007 World Manaudou FRA Ziegler USA Ziegler USA
2008 European Pellegrini ITA Filippi ITA Rigamonti ITA
2008 Olympics Adlington GBR Adlington GBR    
2009 World Pellegrini ITA Friis DEN Filippi ITA
2010 European Adlington GBR Friis DEN Friis DEN
2010 Pan Pacific Sutton USA Ziegler USA Gorman AUS
2010 Commonwealth Adlington GBR Adlington GBR    
2011 World Pellegrini ITA Adlington GBR Friis DEN
2012 European Balmy FRA Kapas HUN Belmonte Garcia ESP
2012 Olympics Muffat FRA Ledecky USA    
2013 World Ledecky
USA Ledecky USA Ledecky USA
2014 Commonwealth Boyle NZL Carlin GBR    
2014 European Carlin GBR Carlin GBR Belmonte Garcia ESP
2014 Pan Pacific Ledecky USA Ledecky USA Ledecky USA
2015 World Ledecky USA Ledecky USA Ledecky USA
2016
European
Kapas
HUN
Kapas
HUN
Kapas
HUN
2016
Olympics
Ledecky USA
Ledecky
USA