CANBERRA, Australia, April 25. AT the Australian Grand Prix held in Canberra, Libby Trickett took down another world record, this time in the women's 100 butterfly over the short course.
Trickett clocked a time of 55.74 to break the short-lived record of teammate Felicity Galvez. Galvez set the standard with a time of 55.89 while at the World Short Course Championships just two weeks ago.
Here are the comparative splits:
Trickett: 26.11, 55.74 (29.63)
Galvez: 26.08, 55.89 (29.81)
While Galvez went out faster, Trickett had way more back-end speed. Trickett finished ahead of Shayne Reese (59.23) and Alice Mills (59.25).