A Look At The 63 National Age Group Records Set During 2020-21 Season

Jul 27, 2021; Tokyo, Japan; Lydia Jacoby (USA) celebrates after winning the women's 100m breaststroke final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

USA Swimming Releases List of 63 NAG Records Set During 2020-21 Season

USA Swimming released a report last week celebrating the 63 National Age Group (NAG) records that were set during the 2020-21 season. The governing body for the sport in the United States recognized that 32 individual records were set, along with 31 relay standards. The swimmers responsible for the record-breaking efforts spanned 29 clubs.

Tokyo Olympians Torri Huske and Claire Curzan led the way with five individual records each. Huske broke the 17-18 100-meter butterfly record in long-course meters on three occasions, with her best time the 55.66 she posted at the United States Olympic Trials. That performance was also established an American record. Huske also set NAG marks in the 17-18 age group in the 50 freestyle (LCM) and 100 butterfly (SCY).

As for Curzan, she twice set the 15-16 classification record in the 100 butterfly (LCM), with a best time of 56.20, and added short-course records in the 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. Meanwhile, Olympic teammate Lydia Jacoby set three records in the 17-18 100 breaststroke (LCM), highlighted by the 1:04.95 outing that landed Jacoby gold at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

On the boys’ side, Thomas Heilman led the way with three NAG standards in the 13-14 category. Heilman established long-course marks in the 100 freestyle (51.20) and 100 butterfly (54.45) and a short-course record in the 200 freestyle (1:36.25).

Click here for a look at the NAG records that were set during the 2020-21 season.

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