And 6 More World Records at Manchester 2008

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Austria’s Markus Rogan lowers the 200 backstroke world record from Ryan Lochte’s 1:49.05 to 1:47.84. Croatia’s Sanja Jovanovic lowers own 50 backstroke world record from 26.50 to 26.37. USA’s Ryan Lochte lowers own 100 IM world record from yesterday’s 51.25 to 51.15. Australia’s Felicity Galvez lowers Libby Lenton’s 100 butterfly world standard of 55.95 to 55.89, Netherlands’s Marleen Veldhuis betters own world 50 freestyle record from 23.58 to 23.25, and Russia sets world record in men’s 400 medley relay with the time of 3:24.29, where USA’s now former world record was 3:24.38.

Here is the men’s 100 IM final in Italian:

And the 200 backstroke of Markus Rogan in German (Austrian?)



Read more at SwimInfo:

  • Men’s 200 backstroke: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17843.asp
  • Women’s 50 backstroke: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17841.asp
  • Men’s 100 IM: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17845.asp
  • 100 butterfly: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17846.asp
  • Women’s 50 freestyle: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17848.asp
  • Men’s 400 medley relay: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/17852.asp

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