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2011 09 10

Turkish swimmer sets new world record

A Turkish swimmer has set a new world record in 100 meters during the 13th European Masters Swimming Championship.

Serkan Atasay of Fenerbahce Sports Club clocked 00.56.17 to win the 100-meter butterfly event in the championship held in Yalta, Ukraine. Atasay also shattered Europe and World records in his course.

International Swimming Federation (FINA) has also presented a world record certificate along with a gold medal.

The previous record in the 100 butterfly belonged to Michael Ross of the United States with 00:56.43.

 

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