Fast waters run deep for Olympic swimmers

日期:2019-03-02 10:14:04 作者:后浪羁 阅读:

By Amarendra Swarup WHEN swimmer Rebecca Adlington from Great Britain (pictured) won the 800-metres freestyle Olympic final last week, she finished in a world-record time of 8 minutes, 14.10 seconds, wiping more than 2 seconds off the previous record, which had stood for 19 years. A day later, America’s Michael Phelps won a record eighth gold medal in a single games, having smashed seven world records along the way. In total, 25 world speed records have been broken in the pool since the Beijing Olympics began on 8 August. By contrast,