Skirboll Lowers NAG Record With 28.70 In Clearwater Finals

Racer X Aquatics 12-year-old Zoe Skirboll has lowered the National Age Group record in the 50 breast even further, going 28.70 in finals of the Dolfin Elite Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida.

That’s a drop of four tenths from her 29.18 prelims swim, and means she’s now taken a full half-second off the former NAG record held by Olivia Anderson. Once again, Skirboll’s winning time from the 12-year-old division was faster than any time in the 11-, 13- or 14-year-old classes. She won her class by about a second and a half. (Read more about the prelims NAG record-breaking swim here).

Later on in the session, Skirboll will swim the 50 free, where she’s within a second of the NAG record as well.

Skirboll should also have a shot to break the 100 breast NAG later in the week. Her lifetime-best is 1:03.88 from last month. The NAG also belongs to Anderson, who was 1:02.86 back in 2010. Skirboll currently sits #6 all-time in that event for the 11-12 age group.

You can find full meet results on Meet Mobile under “2017 Dolfin Elite Showcase Classic.” The meet continues through Saturday evening from the Doyle Aquatic Center.

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Hook em horns
4 years ago

That is incredible I’m at a loss for words

Reply to  Hook em horns
4 years ago

I saw her swim at the Eastern Zone Championshio last summer! She is definitely one to watch!

Mark Rauterkus
4 years ago

Wondering if anyone has a pointer to those all time lists. I remember a very fast 11-12 girl doing the 50-meter breast from Illinois. Kara Baurenfeind. That was about 1985 or 1986. I’m thinking it was at least a LSC record. But, where are those lists kept? Wondering.

bobo gigi
4 years ago

Congrats. Impressive. I remember watching Zoe Skirboll 2 years ago on Florida Swim Network at that same meet. She was interviewed too and was very poised. She has much speed.

bobo gigi
4 years ago

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Jared Anderson

Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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