L.G. Patterson, Associated Press
Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe competes in the women's 200-meter backstroke finals during the Missouri Grand Prix swim meet Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Coventry set a world record with a time of 2:06.39, breaking by .23 seconds the mark set by Krisztina Egerszegi of Hungary in August 1991.

Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe competes in the women's 200-meter backstroke finals during the Missouri Grand Prix swim meet Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Coventry set a world record with a time of 2:06.39, breaking by .23 seconds the mark set by Krisztina Egerszegi of Hungary in August 1991.