Previews & Recaps
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov swam 1:55.49 in the 200 back yesterday at Russian Nationals for a new junior world record. The time was fast enough to land him a slot on the Russian Worlds team.
In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.
Shortly after hitting a qualifying mark in the 50 back semis, Evgeny Rylov cranked out the fastest 200 back in the world this year, winning with a 1:53.81.
Chimrova led the 100 fly semifinals with a 57.4, lowering her own Russian National Record by over 3 tenths.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
Vladimir Morozov swam the fastest 50 free of his life in a new Russian Record of 21.44 on the final day of the Russian Swimming Championships.