Flash! Steffen Deibler Downs Short Course World Record

AACHEN, Germany, October 25. DURING the International Swimming Festival held in Aachen, Germany, Steffen Deibler lowered the world record in the men's 50 fly over short course meters.

Deibler clocked a time of 22.06 to erase the 22.18 set by Amaury Leveaux during prelims at the 2008 European Short Course Championships.

The record has seen the following recent progression:

22.50 Matt Jaukovic, AUS – Sydney 10-25-08
22.29 Amaury Leveaux, FRA – Angers 12-6-08
22.18p Amaury Leveaux, FRA – Rijeka 12-14-08
22.06 Steffen Deibler, GER – Aachen 10-24-09

Meanwhile, Kerstin Vogel downed the German record in the 50 breast with a time of 30.14, wiping out the 30.33 set by Janne Schafer in 2007.