Browsing: FINA World Cup 2009

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Zhao Sets 100 IM World Record

China’s Jing Zhao set her 3rd world record in 2 days, at the World Cup meet in Stockholm this evening, with a time of 58.40 in the 100 meter short course individual medlay, where Sweden’s Therese Alshammar’s world record from the World Cup meet in Durban last October was 58.51. See results

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3 More World Records At World Cup Meet in Moscow

USA’s Jessica Hardy improved upon her own 50 meter breaststroke short course world record, clocking 29.36 where her record from the 2009 Durban stop was 29.45. Russia’s Evgeny Korotyshkin became first man under 49 seconds in the 100 butterfly, with a new world record time of 48.99, where USA’s Ian Crocker’s world record from 2004 was 49.07. And South African George Du Rand smoked the 200 backstroke world record, with a time of 1:47.08, where Austria’s Markus Rogan’s world record from the World Short Course Championships in Manchester 2008 was 1:47.84. Read SwimmingWorld Magazine