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Dana Vollmer

Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championships

The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley. Earlier Monday, American teenager Katie Ledecky bettered her own world record in the 1,500 freestyle preliminaries. Four world records set in the first two days of pool swimming — and all by women. "Unbelievable," American Ryan Lochte said. "I'm glad to see world records get broken. It gets more people behind swimming so that's awesome." Sjostrom first broke the...

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