3 Records Set in Moscow Swimming World Cup Finals

Sports | November 7, 2009, Saturday // 18:05|  views

Jessica Hardy of USA in action at the women's 100m Breaststroke category during FINA Swimming World Cup in Moscow, Russia, 07 November 2009.

The FINA Swimming World Cup finals in Moscow saw two world records Saturday.

In men’s 100 fly, Russia's Evgeny Korotyshkin lowered one of the oldest world records by taking 48,99 seconds to finish. He overtook Ian Crocker's global mark of 49,07 set back in 2004.

In women’s 50 breast, Jessica Hardy of the US needed only 29,36 seconds thus improving her world and American record of 29,45 set at the 2009 Durban stop.

In men's 200 back, South Africa's George Du Rand achieved a stunning time of 1:47.08, which  crushed Markus Rogan's global standard of 1:47.84 set at the 2008 World Short Course Championships.

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