swimming

Records Fall at Short Course World Cup

Updated 12:32 PM

At a short course swimming World Cup meet here in Stockholm Tuesday, Sweden’s Therese Alshammar won the 50 meter freestyle, while Sven Nystrand broke his own Swedish record in winning the 100 meter freestyle.

On Wednesday Jessica Hardy of the United  States bettered her own world record for the 50 meters breast-stroke, the fifth world record in the meet.

But, wearing an old style swim suit, the American eight Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps’ best performance so far has been third in the 100 meter medley.

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