Kevin Cordes 100 Breaststroke American Record, 51.10, Video Interview

  2 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | December 01st, 2012 | Featured, News

Video coverage presented by A3 Performance

University of Arizona sophomore Kevin Cordes broke his own American record at 2012 AT&T Short Course Nationals in Austin Friday night. His time of 51.10 was more than two tenths lower than the previous mark of 51.32 from 2012 NCAAs.

On his way to breaking the American record, Cordes also broke Michael Alexandrov‘s meet record which was only .03 slower than the American. Alexandrov finished second in the event in a 51.62. The US Open record is still held by Cal’s , who went 50.86 in 2009.

More highlights from Friday night here.

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  1. Philip Johnson says:
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    ok, this guy is 6’5, 180 lbs. isn’t he suppose to be swimming freestyle?

  2. J mom says:
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    Thank you Kevin for being so kind to our junior swimmers last night. You made their day.

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Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly.As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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