On-Fire 17-Year-Old Shkurdai Downs Another Record Hitting 59.0 100 Back
July 17, 2020—
On-fire 17-year-old Anastasiya Shkurdai shows no signs of slowing down at this 2020 Belarus Open, producing her second national record en route to another lifetime best. After already taking the 100m free on night 1, as well as the 100 fly on night 2, with the latter event’s time of 56.95 setting a new Belarusian national standard, the teen tackled the 100m backstroke here in Brest. Entering this meet, Shkurdai’s career-quickest 1back mark rested at the 1:00.59 she put up at this same meet in 2019. Just over a year ago, the teen posted splits of 29.75/30.84 to take the national title ...