BREAKING: Missy Franklin Breaks World Record in Berlin


16-year-old Melissa “Missy” Franklin from USA set a new short course world record in the 200 backstroke today at the World Cup leg in Berlin, with an agonizing 2:00.03, so close to the magic 2 minutes. Japan’s Shiho Sakai set the old world record in a ‘supersuit’ also in Berlin in 2009. Read The Swimmers Circle


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: