Miriam Sheehan, 10, Breaks 100 Back U.S. National Age Group Record

Photo Courtesy: Carolyn Sheehan

Miriam Sheehan has done it again. The 10-year old from the Phoenix Swim Club broke Elizabeth Beisel’s U.S. National Age Group record in the 100-meter backstroke today at the Arizona Long Course Open in Chandler, AZ.

Beiseil’s record of 1:09.96 reigned from 2003 until today when Sheehan turned in a 1:09.36, dropping 1.08 seconds from her entry time of 1:10.44.

Just a few days ago Sheehan succeeded in lowering her own 10-and-under U.S. National Age Group record in the 50-meter fly. 



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    Looking forward to seeing you swim in person!

Author: Taylor Brien

Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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