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6 World Records On 4th Day of Rome

Germany’s Daniela Samulski set a new world record in the first semifinal of the 50 backstroke, with a time of 27.39, before Anastasia Zueva bettered this in the second semifinal, with a time of 27.38. The old world record was 27.61. Michael Phelps demolished his own 200 butterfly world record, with a time of 1:51.51, where his world record from Beijing was 1:52.03. First man under 1:52, wearing only Speedo LZR leggings. Local favourite Federica Pellegrini bettered her own world record in the 200 freestyle, with a time of 1:52.98, where her world record was 1:53.67. South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh bettered his own 50 breaststroke world record from the semifinal on day 3, from 26.74 to 26.67. And China’s Lin Zhang erased the epic 800 freestyle world record of Grant Hackett, with a time of 7:32.12, where Hackett’s world record from 2005 was 7:38.65.

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4 World Records On 3rd Day of Rome

Germany’s Paul Biedermann beat Michael Phelps with a new world record time of 1:42.00, where Phelps swam 1:43.22. Phelps’ world record was 1:42.96, before this. Britain’s Gemma Spofforth set a new world record in the 100 backstroke, with a time of 58.12, where Russia’s Anastasia Zueva in the semifinal set a world record time of 58.48. Cameron van der Burgh set a new world record in the 50 breaststroke semifinal, with a time of 26.74 where Brazil’s Felipe Franca da Silva’s world record was 26.89. And Italy’s italska Federica Pellegrini bettered her own world record in the 200 freestyle, from 1:54.47 to 1.53.67.

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5 World Records On 2nd Day Of Rome

Australia’s Brenton Rickard set a new world record in the 100 breaststroke, with a time of 58.58 where Kosuke Kitajima’s world record was 58.91. Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrøm set a new world record in the 100 breaststroke, with a time of 56.05 where her world record from the semifinal was 56.44. USA’s Rebecca Soni set a new 100 meter breaststroke world record, with a time of 1:04.87 where ‘Lethal’ Leisel Jones’ world record was 1:05.09. Russia’s Anastasia Zueva set a new 100 backstroke world record, with a time of 58.48 where Kirsty Coventry’s world record was58.77. And in the women’s 200 individual medley, USA’s Ariana Kukors improved on her world record from the semifinal, from 2:07.03 to 2:06.15.

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6 World Records On 1st Day Of Rome

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström set a new world record in the 100 long course butterfly, with a time of 56.44 where Inge de Bruijn’s world record was 56.61. Germany’s Paul Biedermann set a new world record in the 400 freestyle, with a time of 3:40.07 where Ian Thorpe’s world record was 3:40.08. USA’s Ariana Kurors set a new 200 individuel medley world record, with a time of 2:07.03 where Stephanie Rice’s world record was 2:08.45. Italia’s Federica Pellegrini became the first woman even undir 4 minutes in the 400 freestyle, with a time of 3:59.15 where her own world record was 4:00.41. Netherland bettered their own world record in the womens 4×100 frí, from 3:33.62 to 3:31.72. And Germany’s Britta Steffen set a new world record in the 100 freestyle, as first swimmer in the 4×100 relay, with a time of 52.22 where her own world record was 52.56.

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