Kirsty Coventry downs Zimbabwe record in 50 Back

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OLYMPIC gold medalist Kirsty Coventry broke her own Zimbabwe record in the women’s 50-meter back in the United States Friday.
Coventry turned in a time of 28.23 at the Arena Pro Swim Series Charlotte, crushing her previous mark of 28.86 set as a split during the semifinals of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Her swim pushed her to 12th in the world rankings.
Coventry is currently based in the US preparing for her fifth Olympiad at the 2016 Rio games in Brazil.Advertisement