Israel’s Tom Kremer sets new National Record in 200 Free Prelims

Israel’s  Tom Kremer raced to a new national record this morning with a 1:45.30 in the Men’s 200 Freestyle. Kremer, who is Olympic redshirting his senior year at Stanford University, led from start to finish in the race, and his effort clipped the previous standard of 1:45.64 all the way back from 2006 by Shai Levnat.

Kremer’s splits:
51.11 (26.46)
1:18.35 (27.22)
1:45.30 (26.95)

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About Varun Shivakumar

Varun Shivakumar hails from Hoffman Estates, IL and swam competitively for 16 years. He swam both backstroke events at Northwestern University, and ranks fifth in the school’s All-time performances list in the 200 yard backstroke. Representing NASA Wildcat Aquatics, he also competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE …

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