December 16, 2008
Amaury Leveaux broke the World Record in the 50m butterfly and 4×50m freestyle relay in Rijeka, Croatia. He recorded five World Records during the three-day Short Course European Championship.
Leveaux was victorious in the 50m butterfly with a new standard of 22.18. He improved his own World Record by .11 of a second. Leveaux along with French team members set a new world mark in the 4×50m freestyle relay in 1:20.77. They bettered the previous World Record by nearly two seconds.