Destin Lasco Tops 11-12 U.S. National Age Group Record in 50 Back

SEWELL, New Jersey, January 18. AT the MA Elite Meet being held in Philadelphia at the Gloucester County Institute in Sewell, N.J, 12-year-old Destin Lasco took down another 11-12 U.S. National Age Group record.

This time, Lasco tracked down the 50-yard backstroke mark with a 25.02. Lasco, who represents Pleasantville Aquatics, beat Seth Beer’s 2009 mark of 25.14.

Lasco had a strong 10-and-under career, still holding national age group records in the 50 yard back (27.96) and 100 yard back (59.81) at that level. He also recently took down the 100-yard backstroke national age group mark in the 11-12 age division with a 54.03 live on SwimmingWorld.TV at the Speedo Tom Dolan Invitational last month.

Relive that swim here:

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Author: Jason Marsteller

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Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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