March 29, 2009
Indianapolis, IN -- Jack Groselle, 55, representing Ohio Masters Swim Club broke Jim McConica’s 200 meter freestyle FINA Masters world record of 2:08.03 with a time of 2:07.12 (splits 29.98, 32.41, 32.54, 32.28) on Friday, March 27, 2009 at the USA Swimming Sectional Meet at IUPUI in Indianapolis. The swimmers and coaches were cheering Jack on knowing that he was attempting to break the record, which Jack said made all the difference in his swim. After the race, Groselle immediately set his sights on breaking other FINA World Records at the meet over the upcoming days. Jack is coached by Mike Davidson, head coach of the Solon Stars Swim Club USA swimming team and an Ohio Masters Swim Club coach.
AND THE RECORDS KEEP COMING!
Jack Groselle broke another FINA Masters World record at the USA Sectional Swim Meet in Indianapolis on Sunday March, 29. Jack swam 56.20 (26.79, 29.41) in the 100 meter freestyle breaking the world record of 57.85 held by Alexander Mills of Norway as well as breaking the USMS national record of 58.07 held by Paul Trevisan. Jack broke the 200 freestyle world record this past Friday and Jack just missed breaking Mike Tennant’s 50 freestyle world record of 25.31 swimming a 25.36 on Saturday.
(submitted by Laura Kessler - staff writer)