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Dana Vollmer World Record: US Swimmer Wins Gold in 100m Butterfly

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29:  Dana Vollmer of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Bennett SpectorSocial Media StaffJuly 29, 2012

 

Team USA's Dana Vollmer set the world record in the Women's 100-meter butterfly with an astounding 55.98 time.

 

 

Vollmer is the first woman to break the 56-second mark in the 100-meter butterfly.

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