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Kelly Palace Sets Two Masters Nationals Records, Leads Off WR Relay At Rowdy Gaines Classic

The 800 free relay of Kelly Palace, Zena Courtney, Karen Torres and Joan Wheeler broke the world record in the women’s 240-279 age group by over 10 seconds.


Kelly Palace Breaks Masters National Record in 500 FR and Swims 2nd All-Time Fastest 1,000

62-year-old Kelly Palace broke the U.S. Masters’ national record in the 500 freestyle for the 60-64 age group on Sunday, clocking 5:38.86.


Richard Burns Slices Almost 7 Seconds Off World Record in Men’s 80-84 200 Back (3:04.59)

After breaking three of his own masters world records on Friday, 80-year-old Richard Burns broke another global standard in the 200 back on Sunday.


80-Year-Old Richard Burns Lowers 3 of His Own Masters World Records at Summer Nationals

80-year-old Richard Burns lowered his own men’s 80-84 world masters records in the 50 butterfly (34.39), 50 backstroke (36.83), and 100 backstroke (1:22.06).


1980 Olympic Bronze Medalist Djan Madruga Breaks Masters World Record (USMS Day 2)

2023 US MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS August 2-6, 2023 Sarasota, Florida Long Course Meters (50 meters) Event site Live Stream Results…


Australian Masters Teammates Go On World Record Breaking Spree

Teammates Jennie Bucknell, Gillian O’Mara, Lachlan McDowell, and Mark Thompson have been rewriting the masters’ world record books this spring.


2023 USMS Spring Nats Day 4: Jenny Thompson Breaks Another 50-54 Record with 23.75 50 FR

The championships closed out with a bang, seeing 12 records fall.


Laura Val Gets 6 More Masters World Records; Olympian Gabrielle Rose Too!

Laura Val has broken almost 450 Masters World Records in her hall-of-fame career. She added six more to that total last weekend in Long Beach.


Nearly Two Dozen LC Records Taken Down at 2022 Southwest Zone Summer Champs

David Heron (pictured above) broke the world age-group and USMS record in the 800 freestyle (8:24.46) and 1500 free (15:49.04) for the men’s 25-29 age group.

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2022 USMS Spring Nationals Wrap Up with a Final Record Count of 57

All told, 57 individual and relay records were rewritten at the 2022 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championships in San Antonio.


2022 USMS Spring Nationals: Day 3 Sees 23 More Records Go By the Wayside

The 2022 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championships is the fastest meet on record, with records falling in 47 individual and relay events so far.


19 More Records Fall on Day 2 of 2022 USMS Spring Nationals

We’re two days into the 2022 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championships and we’ve already seen 23 records fall.


11 Records Set at U.S. Masters Swimming Summer Nationals Day 4

Georgia Masters member Mike Gaw donated a kidney to his mom, who watched him swim Saturday in their hometown, while three FINA Masters world records fell.

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Anthony Ervin Logs 4th Race of Season at 2019 Masters Nationals

In addition to Ervin’s swim, day two of the meet saw multiple USMS and FINA masters records fall in the 50 free and 200 back.


Katarzyna Wilk Hits 22.45 50 Free For Masters National 25-29 Record

David Sims was among the record breakers on the final day of U.S. Masters.

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