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Oldest swimming record broken

Posted by Active Toby on Jun 19, 2007 4:28:03 PM

 

[http://active.typepad.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/2007/06/19/73754689.jpg]Kate Ziegler of Fairfax, Virginia, shattered a 19-year-old world swimming record on Sunday, June 17 at the TYR Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, California. Ziegler powered her way through the 1,500-meter freestyle event in 15 minutes, 42.54 seconds which was nine and a half seconds faster than Janet Evans’ record-setting 1988 performance. For more information on Ziegler and her impressive swimming career, click here.

 

 

(Photo courtesy of Gettyimages / photographer Francois-Xavier Marit)

 

 

 

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