The records continued to fall at the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships as the meet headed into its fifth day in Budapest, Hungary. A total of three world records came down, with more than twenty championship records being set with two days left to go in the meet. Take a look at all the records that were broken of the fifth day of the meet below.
25-29 Age Group
Slovakia’s Zuzan Mimovicova broke the championship record in the women’s 200 IM with a 2:24.22, while the Ukraine’s Viacheslav Semhaikin did the same in the men’s 100 fly (54.86).
30-34 Age Group
Maksim Ganikhin set a new championship record in the men’s 100 fly, hitting the wall in 54.12, while Hungary’s Beatrix Boulsevicz did the same in the women’s event with a 1:03.76.
35-39 Age Group
The United States’ Kohei Kawamoto set a new world and championship record in the men’s 100 butterfly with a blistering 54.02, nearly breaking the 54 second barrier.
45-49 Age Group
Turkey’s Serkan Atasay set a new championship record in the men’s 100 butterfly (57.08).
50-54 Age Group
New Zealand’s Mark Weldon set a new championship record of 1:00.04 in the men’s 100 butterfly, while Italy’s Silvia Parocchi did the same in the women’s event with a 1:09.07.
55-59 Age Group
Ahmet Nakkas of Turkey won the men’s 50 free in a new championship record of 25.54 and would come back to do the same in the 200 IM (2:23.54).
65-69 Age Group
Laura Val of the United States continued her record breaking ways, hitting the wall first in the 50 free in a championship record of 30.30, and grabbing first in the 100 butterfly (1:14.00, also a championship record). South Africa’s Tim Shead set a championship record in the 200 IM (2:35.93), while Sweden’s Leonard Bielicz did the same in the men’s 100 fly (1:11.09).
70-74 Age Group
Austria’s Josef Kocsi set a new championship record in the 200 IM, hitting the wall in 2:52.57.
75-79 Age Group
Mike Freshley of the United States won the men’s 50 free in a championship record 31.01, while Akira Takakura of Japan broke the championship record in the men’s 100 fly (1:27.52).
80-84 Age Group
Hungary’s own Bela Fabian broke the world and championship records in the 200 IM hitting the wall in 3:26.78 to sneak by the WR by less than a second, while fellow Hungarian Kat Dr Flora did the same in the women’s event (3:53.63). South African David McLachlan set a new championship record in the men’s 100 butterfly (1:40.42).
90-94 Age Group
Zaven Boghossian of Brazil broke the men’s 50 free championship record by 4 tenths of a second, winning in 42.32.
95-99 Age Group
Poland’s Kazimierz Mrowczynski broke the championship record in the men’s 50 free with a 1:06.65, eclipsing the old record by nearly 12 seconds, while the United States’ Maurine Emilie Kornfeld did the same in the women’s event, touching in 1:09.83.