Browsing: World Record
Hungary’s Evelyn Verraszto set a new 200 meter individual medley short course world record at the FINA World Cup 2009 meet in Moscow today, with a time of 2:06.02, where Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry’s world record from the 2008 World Short Course Championships in Manchester, Britain was 2:06.13. See official results.
USA’s Jessica Hardy set at new 50 meter breaststroke short course world record, with a time of 29.45 where her world record from the 2008 World Short Course Championships in Manchester was 29.58. And USA’s Peter Marshall set a new 50 meter backstroke world record, with a time of 22.75 where USA’s Randall Bal’s world record from the 2008 World Cup meet in Berlin was 22.87. Read swimmingworldmagazine.com
December 6th & 7th: Coralie Balmy clocked 1:53.18 in the 200 freestyle, wiping out Libby Lenton’s 1:53.29 from 2005. Amaury Leveaux swam 22.29 in the 50 fly, where Australia’s Matt Jaukovic’s world record was 22.50. And Alain Bernard swam 45.69 in the 100 freestyle, where Sweden’s Stefan Nystrand’s world record from last year was 45.83. Read SwimNews here and here