Sjostrom set a new world record in the swim 50 meters freestyle

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotomancer Fredrik Sjostrom. Archival photoSjostrom set a new world record in the swim 50 meters freestyle© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom set a new world record in the 50m freestyle at the first stage of the world Cup, which takes place in Moscow.

Sjostrom on Wednesday in the final swam the distance in 23,10 seconds, breaking the achievement of the Dutch Ranomi, Kromowidjojo installed 12, 2015 by 0.14 seconds.

The former world record holder, Kromowidjojo was in the second swim (23,39), and third place went to Australian cate Campbell (23,96).

In the framework of the swimming world Cup competitions are held on short water.

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