Bernard reclaims 100m freestyle world record

Society Materials 13 August 2008 07:25 (UTC +04:00)

Alain Bernard of France on Wednesday reclaimed the 100 metres freestyle swimming world record in the Olympic semi-final race in Beijing, the dpa reported.

Bernard clocked 47.20 seconds, bettering the mark of 47.24 seconds Australian Eamon Sullivan recorded on Monday in the same Olympic pool.