Eindhoven Swim Cup: Kromowidjojo sets 52.75 world textile record


At the Eindhoven Swim Cup tonight, Ranomi Kromowidjojo crushed the competition in the women’s 100 freestyle, posting a new world textile record of 52.75, ahead of Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström in 53.30 and Marleen Veldhuis in 53.95, both Dutch females under the Dutch Olympic cut of 54.30 (FINA A cut being 54.57). Sweden’s Stefan Nystrand won the men’s 100 freestyle in 48.99 (Dutch cut 48.67, FINA A cut 48.82), Sweden’s Joline Höstman the women’s 200 breaststroke in 2:26.62 (Dutch cut 2:25.63, FINA A cut 2:26.89), Lennart Stekelenburg the men’s 200 breaststroke in 2:11.70 (Dutch cut 2:11.39, FINA A cut 2:11.74), Sharon van Rouwendaal the women’s 100 backstroke in 1:01.07 (Dutch cut 1:00:40, FINA A cut 1:00.82), Bastian Lijesen the men’s 100 backstroke in 53.89, under the Dutch cut of 54.00 (FINA A cut 54.40) and Swiss swimmer Julie Hassler the women’s 800 freestyle in 8:43.49 (Dutch cut 8:29.41, FINA A cut 8:33.84).

By the way, it seems that they testing YouTube live stream also (!)

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