Speedo Performance of the Week: Destin Lasco, Vinny Marciano Tie For 11-12 National Age Group Record

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ORLANDO, Florida, March 19. WHEN two swimmers tie in a race, it’s a thrilling moment for the crowd. When two swimmers post the same time in different meets to share the national age group record – that’s remarkable.

We couldn’t ignore the great battle this past weekend between Destin Lasco and Vinny Marciano in the backstroke events at two meets on the East Coast. The two posted matching times of 24.59 in the 50-yard backstroke to lay equal claim to the national age group record. We certainly hope this is a rivalry that lasts for many years!

Click here to read more about their record-tying swims!

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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