New British record for Ben Proud as University of Bath star moves up all-time ranking list with International Swimming League win
University of Bath swimmer Ben Proud broke his own 50m freestyle British record as he recorded a fantastic victory for Energy Standard during the 2021 International Swimming League play-off match in Eindhoven.
The double Olympian, who is coached by Mark Skimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, took three-hundredths of a second off his previous best set in 2017 to beat a world-class field in 20.64.
Proud was one of only two swimmers in the race to go under 21 seconds and his time moves him to joint eighth in the all-time ranking list.
— bathuniswim (@bathuniswim) November 18, 2021