Brazil’s Felipe Silva set a new 50 meter breaststroke long course world record yesterday, and became first man under 27 seconds, when he at the Maria Lenk Trophy meet in Rio de Janeiro swam 26.89, where Cameron van der Burgh’s world record was 27.06. Read SwimInfo.com
Russia’s Anastasia Zueva bettered her new 50 meter long course world record from 27.48 in the heats to 27.47 in the final. And Yulyia Efimova bettered the 50 meter breastroke world record twice, with first a 30.23 in the semifinal, and then 30.05 in the final. Read SwimNews.com
France’s Frederick Bousquet obliterated the 50 meter freestyle long course world record today, with a time of 20.94 where Eamon Sullivan’s world record was 21.28. Alain Bernard also went under the now former world record, with a time of 21.23, at the Championnats de France de Natation.
First she set a new long course world record in the 50 butterfly, with a time of 25.33 where Therese Alshammar’s world record was 25.46. And then she bettered also the 50 freestyle world record, by swimming 23.96 where Libby Trickett’s world record was 23.97. Read swiminfo.com
Britain’s Joanne Jackson set at new 400 freestyle world record at the British Long Course Championships today, swimming 4:00.66 where Pellegrini’s world record was 4:01.53. Rebecca Adlington also swam under the now former world record and 4:01, with a time of 4:00.89. Read swiminfo.com