Japan 1:32.52 and new world record in the mixed 4×50 free


On day 2 of the FINA 2013 Swimming World Cup meet in Dubai, yesterday, Japan’s relay team of Shinri Shioura, Sayaka Akase, Kenta Ito and Kanako Watanabe took
out the 4x50m mixed freestyle relay in 1:32.52, beating Russia’s world record of 1:33.01 from the World Cup meet in Moscow last Sunday. Brazil was also faster than the now former world record, with a time of 1:32.95. See the result list here and FINA press release here. See also the video on FinaTV.

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