For fans tuning in on Sunday to the 2012 London Olympics, they were in for a treat as Dana Vollmer of the United States set a world record to win the 100-meter butterfly. Vollmer led at the turn and hit the wall in 55.98 seconds to shave 0.08 off the previous mark set by Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden at the 2009 world championships in Rome. Dana Vollmer looked to be ready to compete this Olympics as she set an Olympic record in Saturday morning’s heats.
This is not Dana Vollmers first appearance at the Olympics as she back in 2004 participated in the Summer Olympics where she won a gold medal as a member of the winning United States team in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay that set the world record in the event. Vollmer has won a total of twenty-eight medals in major international competitions, including sixteen gold, eight silver, and four bronze, spanning the Olympics, the World Championships, the Pan American Games, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Goodwill Games.
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Watch Dana Vollmer and and the 2012 United States Olympic team compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Watch Dana Vollmer Set a World Record to Win the 100-meter Butterfly:
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