2020 FFN GOLDEN TOUR CAMILLE MUFFAT – NICE
- Friday, February 7th – Sunday, February 9th
- Piscine Jean Bouin, Nice
- LCM (50m)
- Meet Information
- SwimSwam Preview
- Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap
While competing on day 3 of the FFN Golden Tour stop in Nice, France, Beril Boecekler fired off a new Turkish national record in the women’s 400m freestyle.
Hitting the wall in a time of 4:09.60, Boecekler got the gold ahead of the likes of Iron Lady Katinka Hossuz of Hungary and Giorgia Romei of Italy. Hosszu earned silver in 4:14.00 in her 3rd race of the final session, while Romei finished in a time of 4:15.27.
Tonight’s 4:09.60 outing for Boecekler overtakes her own previous Turkish standard of 4:09.71 the 16-year-old posted at the 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. That outing represented just her 1st performance ever under the 4:10 threshold, with tonight’s result representing her 2nd such occasion.
Splits for the 2 performances compared are as follows:
Old Record of 4:09.71 – 1:00.57/1:03.19/1:03.44/1:02.51
New Record of 4:09.60 – 1:00.19/1:03.06/1:03.40/1:02.95
Boecekler also owns the Turkish national record in the 800m free (8:32.65) and 1500m free (16:21.39), times she also registered during the 2019 calendar year.
Boecekler still has a little work to do to get under the 4:07.90 FINA Olympic qualifying time, but her performance here is indeed encouraging for a non-championship meet.