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Pellegrini, Veldhuis break world records at Euro swim championships

Updated: March 24, 2008, 4:38 PM ET
Associated Press

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- Marleen Veldhuis and Federica Pellegrini set world records in the women's 50- and 400-meter freestyle Monday, bringing to six the number of world marks lowered at the European swimming championships.

Alain Bernard of France, who set three records on consecutive nights, won the men's 50 freestyle but wasn't fast enough to claim a fourth record on the meet's final day.

Veldhuis brought the sold-out crowd at the National Swim Center to its feet as she won the ...

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