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british records already at olympic trials

We didn’t have to wait long for the first British records of the 2004 British Olympic trials as two were shattered in the first morning’s heat session.
Firstly in the women’s 100m fly Loughborough’s Ros Brett, who smashed her personal best in recording 59.84, finally broke the sixty second barrier, but was quickly joined in the sub-minute club by Georgina Lee, who took back her record, posting a time of 59.72. These two swims represent the first time that any British ladies have swum sub sixty and there may be more to come in the subsequent rounds.
Then, just minutes later, Matthew Kidd showed he has put what was a disappointing 2003 firmly behind him as he broke his own British Record for the 100m freestyle with a time of 49.65.
All three swimmers swill have to make further drops in the finals of their respective events if they want to make the team, however, as their efforts fall just outside the required selection times.