Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 4:20.83 and New 400 IM Short Course World Record


At the FINA/Mastbank Swimming World Cup leg in Doha tonight, Hungary’s “Iron Lady” clipped the short course world record, clocking 4:20.83 in the 400 meters individual medley where her own world record from the Berlin leg of the 2013 World Cup series was 2:20.85. In the 100 meter IM later in the session, she was close to breaking the world record again, clocking 57.34 where her world record from this morning is 57.25. See the result list here

Image courtesy of Doha Stadium Plus QatarCC BY 2.0

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