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2013, Tokyo, Japan, FINA Swimming World Cup, In the Women’s 50m Breaststroke, short course, Iuliia Efimova (RUS) breaks Jessica Hardy’s 4 year old record by .09 seconds, setting the record at 28.71 seconds.
Via SwimSwam Jeff Grace – coverage of 50 breaststroke
Russian Yulia Efimova had an incredible summer in Barcelona winning the 50 and 200 breaststroke at the World Championships and now she has made it a fantastic fall breaking Jessica Hardy’s 50 breaststroke World Record. Efimova was able to out swim Jamaican Alia Atkinson to win the event in a time of 28.71 beating the 28.80 that Hardy posted in 2009.
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