Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Antwerp Swimming Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 22, 1920
Date Finished: August 23, 1920
[Watten Paoa Kealoha] set a world record of 1:14.8 in the second semi-final, breaking the mark of 1:15.6 that had been set by [Otto Fahr] (GER) in 1912. Kealoha then won the final easily, defeating three other Americans and Belgium’s [Gérard Blitz].