Yearly Archives: 2009

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Mankoc Sets 100 IM World Record

Slovenia’s Peter Mankoc set a new 100 meter short course individual world record today, at the European Short Course Championships semifinal in Istanbul, with a time of 50.76 where Russia’s Sergey Fesikov’s world record from the World Cup leg in Berlin last month was 50.95. Read SwimInfo

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Deibler Sets 50 Butterfly World Record

Germany’s Steffen Deibler became the one to set world record number 113 this year, and to be the first man under 22 seconds in the 50 meter short course butterfly, when he at the FINA World Cup 2009 meet in Berlin today improved upon his world record from last October, from 22.06 to 21.80 seconds. South Africa’s Roland Schoeman also managed to swim below the now former world record, with a time of 21.87 seconds. See results

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Leisel Jones Sets 100 Breaststroke World Record

Australia’s “Lethal” Leisel Jones is back with a vengeance, with a 100 meter short course breaststroke world record of 1:03.00 at the FINA World Cup 2009 meet in Berlin, where USA’s Jessica Hardy’s world record from last year was 1:03.72. Hardy also swam faster than the now former world record time, with a time of 1:03.30. See results

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