Sarah Sjostrom Breaks Own World Cup Record in 50 Fly

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It took nearly two days but the first World Cup record of the weekend was finally achieved.

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom won the 50 fly in 25.22, bettering her own World Cup record of 25.39 set last week in Kazan.

Ranomi Kromowidjojo finished just being in 25.76, pushing Sjostrom the entire race.

Belgium’s Kimberly Buys finished third (25.94), followed by Kim Busch of the Netherlands (26.26).

Switzerland’s Sasha Touretski was fifth in 26.95), followed by Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands (27.13).

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