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Oldest swimming record broken

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


[]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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