By Australian Associated Press
Published: 08:08 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 08:08 GMT, 28 November 2020
Teenage Olympic hopeful Kaylee McKeown has set the 'virtual' Australian national short-course swimming championships alight by smashing the six-year-old 200m backstroke world record in Brisbane.
No one was more surprised by her blistering time than 19-year-old McKeown, who clocked 1 minute 58.94 on Saturday to eclipse the 2014 mark of 1:59.23 set by Hungary's Katinka Hosszu.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'Short course is something we don't get to do very often so I was excited to see what I could put up after some solid training this year,' McKeown said.
'I headed over to my teammates and my coach and they said "you just got a world-record" and I was like, "what?".
Teenage Olympic hopeful Kaylee