13:31 swam by sun yang in the 2012 london olympic games
An American man Charles F. Senk swam the fastest mile in 1878 in New York. His time was 12 minutes and 42 seconds. This is faster than the current record for 1500 meters which is closest distance to a mile competed for. Although it is 109 meters less than a mile which makes Charles achievement very significant.
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the fastest 10 mile run is 44.24 minutes
the fastest mile is 3:43
the fastest mile fun by an animal is 3 mintues and 1 second.
3:43.13 is the fastest known time for the mile in human history.
Kyle Stockton who swam a 17second 100m