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Veldhuis sets 50m fly, freestyle marks

Updated: April 20, 2009, 9:06 AM ET
Associated Press

AMSTERDAM -- Marleen Veldhuis has broken world records in the 50-meter butterfly and 50-meter freestyle at a swimming meet in Amsterdam.

Veldhuis, who was part of the Netherlands team that won Olympic gold in the 400-meter freestyle relay last August in Beijing, first lowered Swede Therese Alshammar's butterfly record from 25.46 seconds to 25.33 at the Amsterdam Swim Cup meet Sunday. She had just missed the 100-butterfly mark earlier in the meet.

Then, in the evening's last race, Veldhuis ...

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