Race footage courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

Men’s 100 back – Dubai World Cup – as reported by SwimSwam contributor Jeff Grace:

American Tom Shields took the men’s 100 backstroke in a life time best time of 50.15, a second and a half faster than his previous best of 51.61, which he recorded in 2012. Shields beat Australian Robert Hurley who had won the event in both Berlin and Moscow.

Hurley finished second in a time of 50.34 followed by Radoslaw Kawecki of Poland who touched third in a time of 51.04.

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