Sarah Sjostrom Sets World Cup Record in 50 Free

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Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom continued her dominating sprinting by setting a World Cup record in the women’s 50 free.

Sjostrom finished in 23.83, breaking the World Cup record set by Cate Campbell (24.30) in 2015.

Spots 2-3 went to the Netherlands as Ranomi Kromowidjojo finished second in 24.55, followed by Femke Heemskerk (24.64).

Russia’s Mariia Kameneva was fourth (24.68), followed by Kim Busch of the Netherlands (24.96), Switzerland’s Alexandra Touretski (25.21), Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu (25.28), competing in her fourth race of the day, and Arina Surkova (25.39).



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Author: Daniel D'Addona

Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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