Sjostrom sets 100m butterfly world record

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Posted: Aug 03, 2015 11:44 AM

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom set a world record for the women’s 100 meters butterfly at the world swimming championships on Monday.

Sjostrom’s time of 55.64 seconds broke her previous mark of 55.74, which she set in the semi-finals on Sunday.

(Reporting by Rod Gilmour; editing by Toby Davis)