3 World Records On 1st Day Of Manchester 2008

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Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry set a new 400 IM SCM world record in a race where no 2 and 3 also swam within the former world record. USA crushed the 400 freestyle relay SCM world record, and the Dutch women totally obliterated the 800 freestyle relay SCM world record with more than 7 seconds, in a race where 4 teams (!) went clear under the 6 year old world record.

Here is the 400 IM final in Spanish



SwimNews coverage:
http://www.swimnews.com/News/displayStory.jhtml?id=6037
http://www.swimnews.com/News/displayStory.jhtml?id=6038
http://www.swimnews.com/News/displayStory.jhtml?id=6039

SwimInfo coverage:
http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17780.asp
http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17781.asp
http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17782.asp

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