Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.
The Sjostrom Show has escalated to shockwave proportions.
Spain’s Mireia Belmonte became the first woman ever under 4:19 tonight in the short course 400 IM.
Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga raced his way to the #2 seed in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Eindhoven, clocking a new national record in the process.
Sjostrom fires off a new SCM World Record, while Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Vlad Morozov collect double wins in Eindhoven.
Sarah Sjostrom just knocked her own SCM 100 freestyle World Record down to a new low of 50.58.
17-year-old Alexander Zettle of Lakeside Aquatic Club won the 400 free on Thursday with a new Junior National meet record of 3:51.44.
Mary-Sophie Harvey broke the Canadian National Age Group record in the 15-17 200 breast in Rome.
Russia’s 17-year-old Kliment Kolesnikov lowers his own 100m backstroke World Junior Record in Rome at the Energy for Swim!
Arizona’s Brad Tandy cracked the 22-second barrier to win the 50 free on night 5.
One of the highlight swims on the 2nd night of competition came in the women’s 400 free, where 16-year-old Erica Sullivan smashed the 4:10-barrier for the first time to take gold ahead of open water world champ Ashley Twichell.
Olivia Carter of Enfinity Aquatic Club in Winston Salem, North Carolina broke the meet record in the 200 fly on Day 1 of 2017 Speedo Junior National Championships.
Two world records fell today in Berlin, but several other swimmers also notched national records on the day.
The Iron Lady strikes again in Berlin, this time with a shiny new 100m IM World Record.
Lochte, who stated that he’s only been training 1-2 times per week in one of his post-race interviews, is the reigning World Record holder in the 200 IM.
Sarah Sjostrom had a remarkable World Championships in Budapest. She broke the World Records in the 50m and 100m freestyles, winning gold and silver in the individual events.
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