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Guehrer Sets 50 Backstroke World Record

Australia’s Marieke Guehrer set a new 50 meter short course world record today, at the FINA World Cup 2009 meet in Moscow, with a time of 26.17 where Croatia’s Sanja Jovanovic’s world record from the European Short Course Championships in Rijeka, Croatia was 26.23. See official results.

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Alshammar Sets 2nd WR On 2nd Day Of World Cup

Sweden’s Therese Alshammar withdrew from the 100 meter IM final at the FINA World Cup meet in Durban today, even though she set a new world record in the event during prelims this morning. Instead, she focused totally on the 50 butterfly, and managed to set a new world record also in this event, with a time of 24.75, where Australia’s Marieke Guehrer’s world record from the World Cup meet in Berlin last year was 24.99. Read swimmingworldmagazine.com