Spanish Open: Flash Rafael Munoz Breaks 50 Fly World Record

MALAGA, Spain, April 5. DURING the final day of competition at the 2009 Spanish Open Championships, Rafael Munoz took down the long course world record in the men's 50 fly.

Munoz clocked a 22.43 in the sprint event to shoot down Roland Schoeman's record of 22.96 set in 2005.

Additionally, Munoz clocked a sterling time of 50.58 in the men's 100 fly to set the European record and come up just short of Ian Crocker's world-record time of 50.40 set at the same meet as Schoeman.

Munoz's World and European record swims have been uploaded to YouTube as seen below.

World Record Swim

European Record Swim