6 World Records On 6th Day Of Rome


Germany’s Britta Steffen improved her 100 freestyle from 52.22 on the 1st day of Rome, to 52.07 on the 6th. USA’s Aaron Peirsol became the first man under 1:52 in the 200 backstroke, clocking 1:51.92 where his world record was 1:53.08. Netherland’s Marleen Veldhuis set a new 50 butterfly world record in the first semifinal, with a time of 25.28 where her world record was 25.33. And then Sweden’s Therese Alshammar improved this to 25.07 in the second semifinal. Serbia’s Milorad Cavic set a new 100 butterfly world record, with a time of 50.01 where Phelps’ world record was 50.22. And USA’s men improved their 4×200 freestyle world record, from 6:58.56 to 6:58.55.


About Author

Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: