Lenton swims 200m free short-course record
SYDNEY, Australia -- Australian Libby Lenton broke the world short-course 200-meter freestyle record Saturday at a World Cup swim meet at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre.
Lenton finished in 1 minute, 53.29 seconds to break the previous mark held by American Lindsay Benko by 0.75 seconds. Benko's mark of 1:54.04 was set in Moscow on April 7, 2002.
"It's a great way to end the year of racing," said Lenton, who
finished two body lengths in front. "It's a bit nerve-wracking
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