3 WRs On 2nd Day Of Duel


On the second day of the Duel in the Pool competition between USA and Italy, Germany and Great Britain’s “E-stars”, USA’s Rebecca Soni set a new short course 100 meter breaststroke world record, with a time of 1.02.70, where Australia’s Leisel Jones’ world record was 1.03.00. USA’s Julia Smit set a new 200 individual medley world record, with a time of 2:04.60 where Hungary’s Evelyn Verraszto’s world record from the European Short Course Championships last week was 2:04.64. And USA’s men set a new 4×100 meter freestyle world record, with a time of 3:03.30, where France’s world record from last year was 3:04.98. Resulting in USA beating “E-stars” with 185 points again 78.


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