BERLIN, Germany, November 18. AFTER an inspired first day at the Berlin, Germany stop of the FINA World Cup series, Brazil's Thiago Pereira added to the legacy with a world record in the 200 SCM IM during the second day of swimming.
Pereira clocked a time of 1:53.14 to chop .17 seconds from Ryan Lochte's world record time of 1:53.31 set in Shanghai in 2006. Pereira posted splits of 24.86, 28.16, 33.12 and 27.00 on the way to the world record.
Meanwhile, New Zealand's Dean Kent took second in 1:57.79, while Lithuania's Vytautas Janusaitis placed third in 1:58.18.