Busy Day For World Records, Mike Burton & Debbie Meyer, The Pioneers Of 1500 Pace

Mike Burton - courtesy of the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF)

August 17. A busy date for world records, the swimming history book reminds us this day. Among distance freestylers who excelled on the 17th of this month through history are Michael Burton, with two world records in one swim, fellow American Debbie Meyer on the same day, same pool, and Sweden’s Jane Cederqvist, the first woman…

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August 17. A busy date for world records, the swimming history book reminds us this day. Among distance freestylers who excelled on the 17th of this month through history are Michael Burton, with two world records in one swim, fellow American Debbie Meyer on the same day, same pool, and Sweden’s Jane Cederqvist, the first woman… […]

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longstroke

Jessica Schipper is no longer the Australian and Commonwealth record holder in the 100BF. Emma McKeon set a new mark in Budapest of 56.18.

Craig Lord

Indeed, longstroke… as we reported on the day … http://www.swimvortex.com/w100-fly-sarah-sjostrom-opens-gold-account-with-55-53-world-record-rattler/ … changing tenses on archived material is the trick … thanks 🙂

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