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.
Photo and story courtesy of Babara Hummel / GoSwim.tv.
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