2019 US Masters Summer Nationals: Groselle, Burns, West Lead Record-Breaking Swims

Steve West 2012 Olympic Trials
Steve West broke a USMS record during summer nationals. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Two Masters World Records and eight more US Masters age group records were set on Day 3 of the 2019 US Masters Summer National Championships from Mission Viejo.

Jack Groselle, of the Sarasota Sharks Masters, broke the men’s 65-69 100 freestyle record in 59.49 — a USMS record and FINA Masters world record.

The other world record was the Ventura County Masters men’s 280-319 200 medley relay, which swam a 2:15.90 to break the USMS record and FINA Masters world record.

Several other swimmers saw record-breaking performances on Day 3 of the 2019 US Masters Summer National Championships from Mission Viejo.

The meet continues throughout the weekend. Check out the live stream of the 2019 US Masters Summer National Championships here.

Richard Burns, of Tamalpais Aquatic Masters, broke the men’s 75-79 100 freestyle mark in 1:06.55, a USMS record.

Steve West, of Novaquatics Masters broke the record in the men’s 45-49 50 breaststroke, swimming a 29.42 for a USMS record.

Laurel Hill, of Arizona Masters, set the new mark in the women’s 50-54 50 breaststroke with a 36.94 — a USMS record.

Jeff Natalizio, of UCLA Bruin Masters, set the men’s 35-39 50 backstroke record in 26.74, a USMS record.

Meguru Hotta, of Phoenix Swim Club set the men’s 18-24 50 backstroke mark in 26.65, a USMS record.

The Swim Fort Lauderdale mixed 72-99 200 freestyle relay set the record in 1:45.12, a USMS record.

They weren’t the only relay to break a record.

The Novaquatics Masters women’s 240-279 200 medley relay broke the USMS record with a 2:23.54, and the Oregon Masters women’s 240-279 200 medley relay swam a 2:22.45 to break the USMS record.

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