First she set a new long course world record in the 50 butterfly, with a time of 25.33 where Therese Alshammar’s world record was 25.46. And then she bettered also the 50 freestyle world record, by swimming 23.96 where Libby Trickett’s world record was 23.97. Read swiminfo.com
South African Cameron van der Burgh set at new long course 50 meter breaststroke world record yesterday evening, with the time of 27.06 where Oleg Lisogor’s world record was 27.18. Read swiminfo.com
Britain’s Joanne Jackson set at new 400 freestyle world record at the British Long Course Championships today, swimming 4:00.66 where Pellegrini’s world record was 4:01.53. Rebecca Adlington also swam under the now former world record and 4:01, with a time of 4:00.89. Read swiminfo.com
Sweden’s Therese Alshammer swam under her own 50 meter butterfly world record at the Australian Long Course Championships today, but was subsequently disqualified for wearing two suits. Read swiminfo.com
Canada’s Annamay Pierse clipped the 200 breaststroke world record at the Canadian Short Course Championships today, with a time of 2:17.70 where Leisel Jones’ world record was 2:17.75. Read swiminfo.com
Italy’s Federica Pelegrini bettered her own 200 freestyle long course world record today, at the Italian Long Course Championships in Riccione. The new world record time is 1:54.47, where her old one from Beijing was 1:54.82. Read swiminfo.com
France’s Gregory Mallet (47.41), Fabien Gilot (44.92), William Meynard (47.65) and Frederick Bousquet (45.00) shattered the 4×100 meter short-course world record in Istres, France today, clocking 3:04.98 where USA’s world record from Manchester 2008 was 3:08.44. Read SwimNews
December 19th: Netherland’s Hinkelien Schreuder, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Inge Dekker and Marleen Veldhuis set a new 4×100 meter short-course world record at the Dutch Short-Course Championships, clocking 3:28.22 where their world record from Manchester 2008 was 3:29.42. Read SwimNews
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