BREAKING: Missy Franklin Breaks World Record in Berlin

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16-year-old Melissa “Missy” Franklin from USA set a new short course world record in the 200 backstroke today at the World Cup leg in Berlin, with an agonizing 2:00.03, so close to the magic 2 minutes. Japan’s Shiho Sakai set the old world record in a ‘supersuit’ also in Berlin in 2009. Read The Swimmers Circle

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