Sarah Sjostrom Lowers Own 200 SCM Free World Record

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200 freestyle all-stars Sarah Sjostrom and Federica Pellegrini went head-to-head, once again, in finals of the women’s 200 free. Sjostrom delivered her sixth world record of 2017 with a time of 1:50.43. Her time downs her own 2014 world record of 1:50.78.

Comparative splits:

  • Sjostrom (2017): 25.99, 28.46, 28.16, 27.82 = 1:50.43
  • Sjostrom (2014): 26.29, 28.37, 28.38, 27.74 = 1:50.78

The 23-year-old Swede took the race out faster in both the first and third 50s of the race. Sjostrom’s time also downs Katinka Hosszu’s world cup record of 1:51.41, set in 2014 at the Doha stop of the FINA World Cup.

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