Masters World Records Tumble at USMS Long Course Nationals

AUBURN, Alabama, August 6. TWENTY-ONE long course Masters world records fell over four days at the United States Masters Swimming, held on the campus of Auburn University. Laura Val was responsible for seven of the records broken.

Below is a complete list of the records that were broken (former world records listed in parentheses):

Individual events

Men's 400 IM
60-64 age group: Lawrence Day, Michigan Masters, 5:28.25 (5:30.99, Fred Schlicher)

Women's 200 free
60-64 age group: Laura Val, Tamalpais Masters, 2:22.86 (2:23.34, Val)

Men's 50 breast
25-29 age group: Mark Gangloff, Auburn Masters: 27.96 (28.33, Eduardo Fischer)

Men's 200 back
45-49 age group: Chris Stevenson, Virginia Masters, 2:15.83 (2:16.78, Taihei Saka)
55-59 age group: Tom Barton, Plano Wetcats, 2:23.84 (2:25.89, Jim McConica)

Women's 100 fly
60-64 age group: Val, 1:12.06 (1:13.44, Val)

Women's 100 breast
80-84 age group: Ann Hirsch, Walnut Creek Masters, 1:57.17 (1:59.30, Hirsch)

Women's 50 fly
60-64 age group: Val, 32.81 (33.28, Val)
65-69 age group: Diann Uustal, Maine Masters, 35.42 (35.77, Christel Schulz)

Women's 100 free
60-64 age group: Val, 1:03.83 (1:06.21, Val)

Men's 50 back:
50-54 age group: Steve Wood, Blu Frog Masters, 28.60 (29.27, Wood)
55-59 age group: Tom Barton, Plano Wetcats, 30.01 (30.09, Gary Hall)

Women's 50 back
30-34 age group: Noriko Inada, Phoenix Masters, 28.79 (28.86, Inada)
50-54 age group: Leslie Livingston, Patriot Masters, 32.55 (32.87, J. Swagerty-Hill)

Men's 200 fly
60-64 age group: Day, 2:29.05 (2:31.58, Schlicher)

Women's 200 fly
60-64 age group: Val, 2:41.03 (2:43.64, Val)

Men's 100 back
50-54: Steve Wood, Blu Frog Masters, 1:01.89 (1:02.93, Jamie Fowler)

Women's 100 back
30-34 age group: Inada, 1:01.78 (1:02.26, Inada)

Men's 200 breast
60-64 age group: Allen Stark, Oregon Masters, 2:50.44 (2:50.77, Robert Strand)

Women's 50 free
60-64 age group: Val, 29.31 (30.19, Sanderina Kruger)

Relays

Mixed 200 free relay
240-279 age group: Tamalpais Masters (Rich Burns, Laura Val, Barbara Wheeler, Tate Holt), 1:56.00 (1:56.99, Gold Coast)

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