World Record Race Video: Ryan Lochte Record falls to Deibler in 100 IM scm

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2012 World Champ: 51.21 – Ryan Lochte – United States
2010 World Champ: 50.86 – Ryan Lochte – United States
Meet Record: 50.71 -Ryan Lochte – United States – 2012
World Record: 50.71 – Ryan Lochte – United States – 2012

German Markus Deibler broke the third world record of the evening winning the men’s 100 IM in a time of 50.66. Deibler broke American Ryan Lochte’s 2012 record of 50.71.

The race was an incredible one for the German who came into the competition with a lifetime best of 51.69, which he bettered in the semi-final posting a 51.46.

Deibler was able to hold off Russian Vlad Morozov who collected the silver touching in a time of 50.81. Morozov took down the Russian mark of 50.95 which was set by Sergey Fesikov in 2009.

Lochte finished third in a time of 51.24.

Kosuke Hagino finished fourth in a time of 51.30 beating his own Japanese record of 51.58.

Fesikov finished fifth in a time of 51.35 followed by Henrique Rodrigues of Brazil who touched in a time of 52.20, Takuro Fuji of Japan who recorded a 52.26 and Marcin Cieslak of Poland who posted a 52.27.

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I accidentally read this title as “Lochte Fails to Deliber”. Apparently a pun on the word deliver was more accurate than the actual title. Good video and congrats to Deibler!

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