Records dropping in New England

Mike Lewis
by Mike Lewis 0

December 16th, 2013 Masters, News

While a lot of people were focused on the frigid temperatures and snow in the northeast a bunch of hardy masters swimmers hit the water at the Boston University  Fit and Rec Center for the NELMSC & Colonies Zone SCM Meet.  There were a total of 3 world records set over the weekend and an additional 5 nationals records were added to the tally including:

Eric Nilsson, Men’s 25-29 – 400 Free 3:57.03 (National record 3:58.23)

Kim Crouch, Women’s 50-54 – 200 Breaststroke 2:52.59 (National record 2:56.79); 50 Breaststroke 36.71 (National record 36.92); 100 Breaststroke 1:20.65 (National record 1:20.72)

Fritz Bedford, Men’s 50-54 – 50 Backstroke 27.36 (World Record 27.71)
David Sims, Men’s 50-54 – 400 IM 4:50.40 (National record 4:51.57)
New England Masters Swim Club set the following relay records:
Women’s 240+ 200 Medley Relay 2:22.18 (World Record 2:27.93) made up of Tracy Grilli, Barbara Hummel, Joel Feldmann and Jacki Hirsty.
Men’s 100+ 800 Freestyle Relay 7:43.72 (World Record 7:50.37) made up of Tobias Work, Michael Emmons, Dan Moran and Eric Nilsson.
Complete results are here.
Photo and story courtesy of Babara Hummel /
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Mike Lewis is a freelance commercial, sport and lifestyle photographer based in San Diego.  Mike began making photos in the early 80’s and immersed himself in all aspects of the photographic arts.  Mike’s professional career in in photography began after 12 years working within the United States Olympic movement; he …

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