Then, round 40 mins later, he returned to the pool to cut back his personal 50-meter freestyle global listing time through zero.08 from 20.24 seconds to 20.16.
Dressel’s elegant velocity helped his crew, Cali Condors, to a first-day lead over protecting champions Power Usual, with London Roar 3rd and LA Present fourth.
The ISL is contested in a shorter, 25-meter pool. Larger occasions, such because the Olympics, global championships and nationwide championships, are held in 50-meter swimming pools.
Dressel’s double global record-breaking day comes only a weekend after he was the primary swimmer ever to dip below 50 seconds within the 100-meter particular person medley.
He took virtually part a 2d off the former listing set through the Russian Vladimir Morozov in 2018, completing with a time of 49.88.
Afterwards, three-time Olympic gold medal profitable swimmer and now ISL commentator Rowdy Gaines known as Dressel: “The most efficient swimmer in the world, bar none.”
Dressel burst onto the scene within the 2016 Rio Olympics, profitable two gold medals in relays. Since then, he has long past directly to win 13 golds medals and two silvers on the ultimate two International Championships.
He’s anticipated to be some of the best stars at subsequent summer time’s Tokyo Olympics and may qualify for seven separate occasions together with relays.