Hosszú’s amazing new world record in 400m IM might have something to do with…- Sport Illustrated

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sour grapes have led the Americans to make subtle suggestions of Katinka Hosszú’s amazing new world record in 400m IM hinting that it might have something to do with…

Author of the article “USA swims for silver: DiRado, Ledecky the early headlines at Rio Olympics” published by Sport Illustrated writes: “Hosszu finished in 4:26.36, way ahead of Maya DiRado of the U.S., who took second in 4:31.15. Throughout the race, the only question was how much would Hosszu lower the old mark of 4:28.43, set by Ye Shiwen of China at the London Games four years ago. Hosszu was ahead of record pace at every wall: 1.3 seconds under at 100 meters, 3.34 up at 200, 4.91 up at 250, 5.25 up at 300 and 3.82 at 350.

The ease with which Hosszu blitzed the field will surely raise questions. Last year, Hosszu feuded with Hungarian officials over her whereabouts and availability for out-of-competition drug tests…”

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