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New World Record Hackett Goes Under 14:20 Barrier

Sep 28, 1998

The rising distance star of world swimming eighteen year old Grant Hackett established a new world standard for short course freestyle with a sub 14:20.00 swim on the final night of the 1998 Telstra Australian SC Swimming Championships. The time an incredible 14:19.55, to go almost seven seconds under Kieren Perkins mark of 14:26.52.