American Hardy breaks 100 metres breaststroke record
Washington: American swimmer Jessica Hardy broke the 100 metres breaststroke world record at the US Open national championships on Friday with a win in 1:04.45.
The previous record of 1:04.84 was set by American Rebecca Soni at last month`s world championships in Rome on July 27.
Hardy had qualified for the 2008 US Olympic team but withdrew from the Beijing Games after testing positive for the anabolic agent clenbuterol in Omaha in July last year.
Hardy`s one-year ban ended on July 31, meaning she missed the world championships.
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