On this day nine years ago as the Missouri Grand Prix got underway, Kirsty Coventry (ZIM) broke the 200m backstroke world record that had stood at 2:06.62 since 1991 to Krisztina Egerszegi, the Hungarian who in 1996 joined Dawn Fraser in the Olympic triple crown club by retaining the four-lap title for a second time. So began the time of shiny suits.
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