Yui Ohashi nabbed a new national record in the 400m IM yesterday and the Japanese powerhouse accomplished the same feat in the 200m IM tonight in Tokyo.
19-year-old Rikako Ikee got a major confidence boost in Tokyo tonight, beating Sweden’s Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom in the women’s 100m butterfly.
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Robert Griswold broke the record, which was only 2 weeks old, by 9 seconds to become the first SM8 under the 1-minute barrier in the race.
Day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo were highlighted by a pair of historical performances from Vlad Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.
Yui Ohashi broke a six-year-old Asian Record in the women’s SCM 400 IM in Tokyo, clocking 4:22.73 to win silver behind Katinka Hosszu at the Tokyo World Cup.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s 24.51 swim in the 50 fly moved her past Sarah Sjostrom for #2 all-time in the event.
Vlad Morozov dropped a 45.16 in the 100 freestyle, breaking his own Russian and World Cup records in Tokyo.
Wang Shun and Li Zhuhao both set new Chinese National records during day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo.
Ibañez has held the record continuously for over a decade.
Daria Ustinova threw down a Worlds qualifying 2:02.25 in the women’s 200 back in Kazan.
Vlad Morozov fired off a new World Cup Series Record in the 50m freestyle to end the night in Toyko.
Xu Jiayu nailed a new Chinese national record in the men’s 200 back, dipping into 1:48 territory for the first time in his career.
Anastasiia Sorokina (middle) set a new Russian Junior Record at their National Championships in Kazan in the 400 IM.
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