Libby Trickett managed a time of 54.87 seconds in the heats of the 100 meter freestyle at the New South Wales Championships today, almost a second better than her previous post-retirement best. Via Reuters.
“It was quite bizarre really, I really didn’t expect that time,” the 27-year-old told reporters. “Almost 12 months ago I was going 1.02 in the summer series. Compared to that it’s awesome.
“The fact that I’ve put together a sub-55 swim, that’s competitive,” she added, barely pausing for breath. “And for me, I just feel like less of a fraud.