As reported by the EFE agency the American Caeleb Dressel has beaten this Friday the world record for the 100 butterfly by swimming at 49.50 in the semifinals of this event. The world record held by his compatriot Michael Phelps achieved in August from 2009 in Rome (49.82).
This is the fifth record to be broken in the Gwangju World Cup. The previous one was achieved by the Australian women's long relay team, consisting of Ariarne Titmus, Madison Wilson, Brianna Throssell and Emma McKeon, who broke the world record for distance on Thursday at 7: 41.50 and finished with a cap that dated back to Rome 2009 and who got the Chinese quartet (7: 42.08).
The Hungarian Kristof Milak, a 19-year-old swimmer, beat this Wednesday with 1: 50.73 the world record for the 200 butterfly who also had the legendary Michael Phelps since the 2009 World Cup in Rome at 1: 51.51 and previously in the 100 breaststroke, the British Adam Peaty beat his world cap by swimming at 56.88.
In the session on Thursday, the Australian Matthew Wilson, with 2: 06.67, equaled the world record of the 200 breaststroke that he now shares with the Japanese Ippei Watanabe