Denmark’s Pederson Breaks 200m Breaststroke Record In Barcelona -

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Rikke Pedersen of Denmark set a world record in the women’s 200 metres breaststroke in her semi-final at the world championships in Barcelona on Thursday. Pedersen, 24, clocked two minutes 19.11 seconds to beat the previous mark of 2:19.59 set by American Rebecca Soni at the Olympic Games in London last year. The Dane, who’s previous best was 2:20.53, finished fourth in London and was seventh at the last world championships in Shanghai two years ago. “It was very fast,” Pedersen said in an interview. “I am really happy with the personal best and I really hope I can improve in the final on Friday.”

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