Trio of Masters World Records Tumble at 2015 FINA World Masters Championships

Photo Courtesy: FINA Kazan2015

With just one more day left, a trio of FINA Masters World Records took a fall at the 2015 FINA World Masters Championships.

World Records

Australia’s Janette Jeffrey of the Malvern Marlins took down her own world record in the women’s 65-69 200-meter breast with a time of 3:21.27. That swim clipped her previous record of 3:21.61 from May.

Romania’s Ioan Stefan Gherghel of Gold Stars Baia Mare posted a world-record time of 58.86 in the men’s 35-39 100-meter backstroke. ¬†That swim lowered the previous record of 59.04 set by Germany’s Stev Theloke in 2013.

Brazil’s Marcus Mattioli of Minas Tenis Clube downed the world record in the men’s 55-59 200-meter fly with a time of 2:16.78. ¬†That effort cut two seconds off the previous record of 2:18.97 set by USA’s Brad Horner in 2009.

Meet Records

Hungary’s Bela Banki Horvath of Murena Szegedi Uszo clocked a meet-record time of 7:29.12 in the men’s 95-99 200-meter breaststroke.

Horvath was at it again in the men’s 95-99 100-meter back with a meet-record effort of 2:32.01.

Ukraine’s Georgiy Chizhevskiy of Gavrylych Swim Club set a meet record in the men’s 90-94 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 5:46.95.

Russia’s Vitalij Borisov of Sura turned in a meet-record time of 56.20 in the men’s 25-29 100-meter back.

Russia’s Larisa Nagovitskyna of Tsunami powered her way to a meet record in the women’s 55-59 200-meter fly with a time of 2:51.48.

2015 FINA World Masters Championships: Day 6 – Results


    • Steve Wood

      Wish I was. Thank you.