Redding 10-year-old sets another national swimming record
Redding's champion swimmer Winn Aung, 10, has captured another U.S. national swim record.
Aung continued his recent tear on the U.S. National Age Group 10-and-under records, this time eclipsing another legendary Kris Humphries mark at the Matson & Isom Trophy Invitational this weekend at the Redding Aquatic Center.
Aung, 10, raced to a time of 27.57 in the boys 10-and-under 50-meter backstroke event. That performance smashed the previous mark Humphries set of 27.71 way back in 1995 before moving on to a successful basketball career that includes competition at the National Basketball Association level.
Just a month ago, Aung first took down a Humphries record in the 100-meter free. With his 1:01.06, Aung has now surpassed Humphries' 1995 mark of 1:02.39 on three separate occasions.
Aung also turned in a sizzling time of 31.12 in the 50-meter fly, just a second off Carson Foster's 2012 U.S. National Age Group mark of 29.91. Aung now holds seven of the 11 possible Sierra Nevada LSC records for his age division.
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