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Sjostrom breaks 100m butterfly world record

Records were broken and history was made in the final of the women’s 100m butterfly at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Watch our video to see Sarah Sjöström take the world of swimming by storm, beating her own 100m world record in a climactic race against fierce competition.

The Swedish superstar went to the 2016 Olympic Games already with a world record and a full cabinet of world championship trophies to her name. Yet despite finding success on the international stage, she had so far failed to take home an Olympic medal. In 2008 she came 27th in the 100m butterfly...


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