alexander popov - 50m Freestyle World Record
June 16, 2000. Russian swimmer Alexander Popov sets the world record for the men's 50m LC freestyle with a mark of 21.64s. As of 2007 Popov still holds the record. The mark was achieved not in a regular race but in a time trial. This video was posted originally in the short-lived site www.swimvideo.ru. Probably you won't find it elsewhere on the web.