Cielo & Bousquet Claim World Records in 50m and 100m Freestyle!

Former Auburn University swimming standout, Cesar Cielo, shattered Eamon Sullivan’s official world record time of 47.05 to become just the second man in history to break the 47-second barrier.  Cielo completed the 100m freestyle in 46.91 after finishing the final 50m with a 24.74 split.  His time surpassed Alain Bernard’s recorded time of 46.94 at the 2009 French Trials. 

Cielo’s teamate, Fred Bousquet, finished the 100m in 3rd place with a time of 47.25.  Bousquet is the current world record holder in the 50m freestyle with a time of 20.94.  Cielo & Bousquet are both featured demonstrators in Richard Quick’s Faster Fast Sprint Freestyle Series.  The DVD series was produced by Brett Hawke and Richard Quick.

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