Gustafsdottir Sets New Icelandic National Record 200 Back Prelims

Eyglo Gustafsdottir broke her own national record in the 200 back this morning with a 2:03.96 out of the first heat. The swim eclipsed her time of 2:04.78 from last year, and she is now two-for-two in record-setting swims at these Championships after having taken third in the 100 back yesterday (57.42).

Gustafsdottir’s splits:
29.15
1:00.16 (31.01)
1:31.94 (31.78)
2:03.96 (32.02)

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About Varun Shivakumar

Varun Shivakumar hails from Hoffman Estates, IL and swam competitively for 16 years. He swam both backstroke events at Northwestern University, and ranks fifth in the school’s All-time performances list in the 200 yard backstroke. Representing NASA Wildcat Aquatics, he also competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE …

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