United States sets 2 world records at short-course swimming event
Americans beat the record formerly set by the Netherlands in 2011
The United States has set a couple world records at the world short-course swimming championships.
The U.S. 4 x 50-metre mixed freestyle team of Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, Mallory Comerford and Kelsi Dahlia won in 1 minute, 27.89 seconds, ahead of the Netherlands and Russia.
Watch the U.S. mixed freestyle team break the world record:
Dahlia and Comerford also helped the U.S. set a world record in the women's 4x50 medley, combining with Olivia Smoliga and Katie Meili for a time of 1:42.38. China was second with the Netherlands third.
The previous record of 1:43.27 was set by the U.S. in Canada in 2016.
Watch the U.S. women's medley team break the world record:
Watch the FINA short-course World Championships from Hangzhou, China: