GOTHENBURG, Sweden, November 29. THREE more Swedish records were set in the final day of action at the Swedish Short Course Championships.
Therese Alshammar cruised in the women's 50 back with a national-record time of 26.62. Her performance beat the 27.42 set by Lovisa Ericsson last year. Alshammar later clocked a meet-record time of 23.72 in the women's 50 free. She lowered her previous record of 23.80 set last year.
Simon Frank posted a 4:13.90 in the men's 400 IM to set the national junior record. Christoffer Wallin set the previous mark with a 4:14.12 set three weeks ago.
The SK Neptun team of Petter Stymne, Stefan Nystrand, Simon Sjodin and Pontus Flodqvist clocked a time of 1:25.53 in the men's 200 free relay to lower the national record. The previous record stood since 2007 with a 1:27.54. The Vasby SS squad of Sara Thyden, Josefin Lillhage, Petra Granlund and Malin Svahnstrom turned in a 3:57.58 in the women's 400 medley relay to lower the national record. The previous record of 3:58.88 was set last year.
Granlund downed Joline Hostman, 58.33 to 59.46, to win the women's 100 fly title, while Gabriella Fagundez took the women's 400 free crown in 4:07.39. Mans Hjelm topped the men's 100 back in 53.70, while Mattias Carlsson held off Robin Andreasson and Radovan Siljevski, 1:46.28 to 1:46.83 and 1:46.92, in the men's 200 free. Lars Frolander snagged the men's 50 fly title in 23.71.