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Australia’s “Lethal” Leisel Jones is back with a vengeance, with a 100 meter short course breaststroke world record of 1:03.00 at the FINA World Cup 2009 meet in Berlin, where USA’s Jessica Hardy’s world record from last year was 1:03.72. Hardy also swam faster than the now former world record time, with a time of 1:03.30. See results

Two world records fell at the Australian Grand Prix yesterday. Libby Trickett broke the 100 butterfly world record with a time of 55.74, beating Felicia Galvez’s time of 55.89 from two weeks ago. And Leisel Jones lowered her own 100 breaststroke world record from 1:03.86 to 1:03.72. Read here and here at SwimInfo.