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Thompson Breaks Short-Course World Record -- December 2, 1998

COLLEGE STATION, TX - USA's Jenny Thompson broke her own world record in the 100m butterfly and her American record in the 50m freestyle Tuesday night in the FINA World Cup.

Thompson blistered the 100 fly in 56.90 seconds, breaking her previous mark of 57.79. Later, she finished the 50 freestyle in 24.56, besting her old U.S. mark of 24.78.