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October 21st, 2009, 09:52 AM
Liu Zige Shocks World With Astounding 200 Fly World Record (http://tr.im/CxuR)
LINAN, China, October 21.

At the Chinese Nationals Games held in Linan, Liu Zige crushed the world record in the women's 200-meter fly over long course competition.

Liu posted a shocking time of 2:01.81, smashing Jessicah Schipper's world record of 2:03.41 set at the World Championships in Rome this year. Previously, Liu clocked a 2:04.18 to win the 200 fly gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Jiao Liuyang took second today in 2:05.57, while Kong Jie placed third in 2:05.57.

In other action, Ma Xiang set a national record in the men's 200-meter breastroke with a time of 2:12.37. The performance broke the Chinese record of 2:12.75 set by Xie Zhi earlier this year. Huang Chaosheng finished second in 2:12.67 with Xue Ruipeng placing third in 2:13.51.

October 21st, 2009, 10:39 AM
Ma Xiang swam Breast not fly.