The ageless Nicholas Santos broke the first world record of the night at the 2018 FINA World Cup in Budapest. The 38-year-old broke the 50 fly world record SCM with a 21.75 on Saturday afternoon in Budapest. Santos broke Steffen Deibler’s world record of 21.80 from the 2009 FINA World Cup in Berlin.
“No, I didn’t plan that, I’ve not even rested before this meet. It’s amazing to swim a world record especially in front of such a crowd. I’m pretty happy but my target is the World Championships in December and I want to swim faster there”