The Netherlands Break WR in 4x50m Mixed Freestyle Relay in Copenhagen

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The Dutch squad broke their second world record in a relay event of the championships, after the Dutch women broke the 4×50 freestyle relay WR yesterday. This time, the 4x50m mixed freestyle relay was victim to the Netherlands sprint prowess.

The team of Nyls KorstanjeKyle StolkRanomi Kromowidjojo and Femke Heemskerk put together a 1:28.39 which betters the old record of 1:28.57 set by the USA in 2014. The silver went to the Russia team, who featured Vladimir Morozov posting a 20.55 on the lead off leg, comprised of Morozov, Sergei FesikovMaria Kameneva and Rozaliya Nasretdinova, who swam a 1:28.53. The bronze was earned by the Italian squad of Lucca DottoMarco OrsiFedrica Pellegrini and Erika Ferraioli who produced a 1:29.38.

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