The first day of the Dutch Short Course Championships saw world, European, national, youth and age group records set.
Sebas van Lith won the 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:06.80. That breaks the Dutch national record of 2:07.38 set by Lennart Stekelenburg in 2010. His time also improves his season’s best of 2:08.36 which was the world’s top ranked time.
Marrit Steenbergen took the women’s 200 freestyle in a time of 1:55.91. With that time she sets a new youth national record.
15 year old Jari Goenhart won the men’s 400 IM B final in a time of 4:34.68 setting a new national age group record.
Two world records were set in the women’s multi-class 200 freestyle. Lisette Teunissen (S3) took the event in a time of 3:27.03 while Marije Oosterhuis (S10) finished second in a time of 2:10.55. Both women were under the world record in the event.
That was not the only world record of the evening for Teunissen. She also set a new mark in the women’s 50 backstroke posting a 50.59.
Marlou van der Kulk (S14) joined the mix setting a new world record in the women’s 100 butterfly finishing in a time of 1:06.91. Chantalle Zijderveld (S10) set a new European record posting a time of 1:09.78.
Marc Evers (S14) set a new world record in the men’s multi-class 100 backstroke finishing in a time of 58.59. Evers also set a new national record in the 50 butterfly posting a time of 26.83.
Olivier van de Voort, who finished second to Evers in the 100 backstroke, set a new national record finishing in a time of 58.09.
In the men’s multi-class 200 freestyle three new national records were set. The first was set by Thijs van den End (S9) with a time of 2:06.17, then Michael Schoenmaker (S4) posted a 3:09.27 and the final national record was set by Rogier Dorsman (S12) who finished in a time of 3:09.27.
Other event winners on the first day of the championships included:
- Women’s 400 IM – Marjolein Delno – 4:43.73
- Men’s 400 IM – Arjan Knipping – 4:16.40
- Women’s 50 backstroke – Tessa Vermeulen – 27.70
- Men’s 100 backstroke – Jurjen Willemsen – 54.70
- Men’s 200 freestyle – Maarten Brzoskowski – 1:45.36
- Women’s 100 butterfly – Elinore de Jong – 58.74
- Men’s 50 butterfly – Jesse Puts – 23.36
- Women’s 200 breaststroke – Lia Dekker – 2:27.77
Full results can be found here.