Month: April 2009

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

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.

France’s Alain Bernard broke the 100 meter freestyle long-course world record today in the semifinals of the French Nationals, with a time of 46.96 where Eamon Sullivan’s world record was 47.05. Read

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