2021 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE – SEASON 3, MATCH 7
- Thursday, September 16 – Friday, September 17
- 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST (8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Local Time)
- Piscina Felice Scandone, Naples, Italy
- Short Course Meters (25m – SCM) Format
- ISL Season 3 Schedules, Start Times, & More
- Teams Competing: Cali Condors, Toronto Titans, Iron, New York Breakers
- Omega Live Results
- Day 1 Live Recap
- Day 2 Live Recap
Beata Nelson lowered the American Record in the 100 SCM IM Sunday in Naples in Match 7 of the International Swimming League’s third season. Nelson, who represents the Cali Condors in the ISL, shaved 0.04 from the former American Record, set by Melanie Margalis in Match 4 of the 2020 ISL season in Budapest.
Nelson and Margalis are the only two American women to swim under 58-seconds in the 100 SCM IM. Nelson tie’s Israel’s Anastasia Gorbenko as the 14th-fastest performer all-time. Nelson’s swim was extremely important in that she earned the Condors 15 points through the jackpot mechanism, stealing the points from three other swimmers.
Nelson has been inching her way towards the record all season; Nelson swam a 57.99 in Match 6, a 58.02 in Match 4, and a 58.05 in Match 2.
Nelson, who is primarily a backstroke and butterfly specialist, has a significantly faster opening 50 than Margalis, though Margalis is stronger on the second half of the race as she is better known as a breaststroke and IM specialist.
|Nelson 2021||Margalis 2020|