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April 12, 1988

China's Yang Wenyi, 16, bettered the world record in the women's 50-meter freestyle with a time of 24.98 seconds at the Asian Swimming Championships in Canton, China, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. The previous mark of 25.28 was set by Tamara Costache of Romania in 1986.

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