PHOENIX, Arizona, March 5. A new American Record in the 1000 yard freestyle was established by St. Petersburg Aquatic Club's Robert Margalis last week with a time of 8:42.64 bettering the 2001 record of 8:44.11 set by Chris Thompson.
Training more than 20,000 meters per day, Robert Margalis' work ethic has established him as a top American swimmer who will be representing the United States at the Pan American Games later this year.
Listen in via the buttons on the right as Swimming World Radio, hosted by Brent Rutemiller, talks with Margalis about his recent performance and goals.
MARGALIS CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS:
• American Record Holder – 1,000 Yard Freestyle
• 3- Time U.S. National Champion
• 3- Time U.S.World Championship Team Member
• 2003 NCAA Champion – 400 yard IM
• 2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist – 400 meter IM
• 2001 Kiphuth Award Winner
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