2014 Youth Olympics: Day 4 Finals Recap

2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES – DAY 4 FINALS – NANJING, CHINA

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SCHEDULE/RESULTS

SESSION START TIMES

Prelims begin at 10AM local time and finals begin at 6PM local time. Around the world that’s:

  • 7PM/3AM U.S. West Coast Time
  • 8PM/4AM U.S. Mountain Time
  • 9PM/5AM U.S. Central Time
  • 10PM/6AM U.S. East Coast Time
  • 11PM/7AM Rio de Janeiro Time
  • 3AM/11AM London Time
  • 4AM/Noon Berlin/South Africa Time
  • 6AM/2PM Moscow Time
  • 11AM/7PM Tokyo Time
  • Noon/8PM Sydney Time

Men’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 22.35 – Andrii Govorov – Ukraine
  • Junior World Record: 22.11 – Luke Percy- Russia – 2014

Taking home the Gold medal with a new Junior World Record time of 22.00 was China’s Yu Hexin. Brazil’s Matheus Santa earned the silver medal with his time of 22.43, followed by Dylan Carter from Trinidad and Tobago at 22.

Full PDF report for the final here. 

Women’s 50 Backstroke – Semi Finals

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 29.19 – Mathilde Cini – France 
  • Junior World Record: Gabrielle Fa’amausili – New Zealand – 2013

Full PDF report for the semi-final. 

Men’s 200 Breaststroke – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 2:13.31 – Flavio Bizzarri – Italy
  • Junior World Record: 2:10.23 – Ippei Watanabe – Japan – 2014

The current Junior World Record Holder from Japan, Ippei Watanbae, won the men’s 200 breaststroke with his time of 2:11.31. Carlos Claverie finished second, earning the silver medal with his time of 2:11.74. Anton Chupkov finished third for the bronze medal at 2:11.87.

Full PDF report for the final. 

Women’s 50 Butterfly – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 26.97 – Liu Lan – China
  • Junior World Record: 26.32 –  Svetlana Chimrova – Russia – 2013

The second Junior World Record of day was broken in the women’s 50 butterfly by Rozaliya Nasretdinova. The swimmer from Russia broke the previous record with her Gold medal winning time of 26.26. Svenja Stoffel finished second at 26.62 and Nastja Govejsek finished third for bronze at 26.70.

Full PDF report for the final. 

Men’s 50 Backstroke – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 26.36 – Christian Homer – Trinidad and Tobago
  • Junior World Record: 25.22 – Simone Sabbioni – Italy – 2014

Make it three! Russia’s Evgeny Rylov won the men’s 50 backstroke with a new Junior World record time of 25.09. Apostolos Christou finished second with his time of 25.44 and Simone Sabbioni was third at 25.47.

Full PDF report for the final. 

Women’s 100 Breaststroke – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 1:08.59 – Tara Van Beilen – Canada
  • Junior World Record: 1:05.21 – Rūta Meilutytė – Lithuania – 2014

Ruta Meilutyte was just off her junior world record in the 100 breaststroke. She finished two seconds ahead of the silver medalist from China, He Yun, with her time of 1:05.39. Yun was second at 1:07.49. The bronze medal went to Anastasiya Malyavina from Ukraine with her time of 1:08.16.

Full PDF report for the final. 

Men’s 50 Butterfly – Semi Finals

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 23.64 – Andrii Govorov – Ukraine
  • Junior World Record: 23.28 – Evgeny Sedov – Russia – 2014

Full PDF report for the semi-final. 

Women’s 200 Freestyle – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 1:58.78 – Tang Yi – China 
  • Junior World Record: 1:55.16 – Katie Ledecky – United States – 2014

The Chinese women were well ahead of the rest of the field to claim the gold and silver medals. Shen Duo took the gold medal at 1:56.12 and Qiu Yuhan earned the silver medal with her time of 1:56.82. Australia’s Brianna Throssell finished third for bronze at 1:58.57.

Full PDF report for the final. 

Men’s 4×00 Medley Relay – FINALS

  • 2010 Youth Olympic Champion: 3:42.50 – Australia
  • Junior World Record: 3:38.13 – Japan – 2013

Russia won the men’s 400 medley relay with the fourth and final junior world record of the day. Evgeny Rylov led off in 54.31, followed by Anton Chupkov (1:00.38), Aleksandr Sadovnikov  53.24, and Filipp Shopin (50.09) for a final time of 3:38.02. Germany finished second at 3:39.30 and Australia was third at 3:40.68.

Full PDF report for the final. 

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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