Sarah Sjostrom Beats 100m Butterfly record in Kazan

In a first day of four finals at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan (RUS), the best performance appeared in a semi-final, when Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) qualified first for the decisive race in a World Record of 55.74 in the women’s 100m butterfly. The Swedish star improved the previous best global mark from Dana Vollmer (USA), who had raced for gold at the London 2012 Olympics in a time of 55.98. In terms of performances, this was the highlight of the inaugural day in the capital of Tatarstan, but many other intense moments marked the finals’ session. Subscribe to our YouTube channel (http://bit.do/subscribeFINA) and visit & follow us on our social media platforms for more information and coverage: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fina1908 Twitter: https://twitter.com/fina1908 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fina1908

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