AUS & Sizzling Sisters 2 WRs; Efimova Claims Dash WR

The Campbell sisters, Cate, left, and Bronte (Courtesy: Swimming Australia)

A heats world record of 1:31.13 to Tommaso D’Orsogna (21.62), Regan Leong (21.98), Bronte Campbell (24.03) and sister Cate (23.50) in the 4x50m freestyle mixed relay set the tone for the last session at the 7th and penultimate round of the 2013 FINA/Arena World Cup in Tokyo – Travis Mahoney in for Leong later, they took the standard down to 1:29.61 in the final. Rare in swimming history to find siblings sharing a world record; Yuliya Efimova takes down shiny suit 50 breast world mark in 28.71; Kosuke Hagino sets 14:32.88 Japan record to win 1500m free and adds Asian 100m medley mark in 1:51.51 for gold No2; Alicia Coutts and Katinka Hosszu tie for gold and rattle world record in 100IM

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A heats world record of 1:31.13 to Tommaso D’Orsogna (21.62), Regan Leong (21.98), Bronte Campbell (24.03) and sister Cate (23.50) in the 4x50m freestyle mixed relay set the tone for the last session at the 7th and penultimate round of the 2013 FINA/Arena World Cup in Tokyo – Travis Mahoney in for Leong later, they took the standard down to 1:29.61 in the final. Rare in swimming history to find siblings sharing a world record; Yuliya Efimova takes down shiny suit 50 breast world mark in 28.71; Kosuke Hagino sets 14:32.88 Japan record to win 1500m free and adds Asian 100m medley mark in 1:51.51 for gold No2; Alicia Coutts and Katinka Hosszu tie for gold and rattle world record in 100IM

Comments

Not necessarily so.

Emma Mackeon is really right up there in the 100/200 world rankings with Cate Katinka Sarah Ranomi . How exciting!

aswimfan

Cate’s 51.31 is not Australian record.

The SCM w100 free Australian record is actually also the current World Record of 51.01 by Libby Trickett.

Craig Lord

yes, aswimfan.. I had my shiny suits filter switched on, the tool of a swimming fan 🙂 it was an Australian textile best…

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