European Short Course Championships: Flash! Netherlands Foursome Downs Women’s 200 Freestyle Relay World Record

DEBRECEN, Hungary, December 14. TO cap off the second night of swimming at the European Short Course Championships held in Debrecen, Hungary, the Netherlands quartet of Inge Dekker, Hinkelien Schreuder, Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Marleen Veldhuis shattered the country's old world record time of 1:36.27 with a winning time of 1:34.82. The event, however, is not recognized by FINA in its record books.

Meanwhile, Germany's team of Britta Steffen, Dorothea Brandt, Petra Dallman and Meike Freitag took second in 1:36.74, while the Swedish foursome of Claire Hedenskog, Anna-Karin Kammerling, Josefin Lillhage and Magdalena Kuras finished third in 1:36.81.

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