Evgeny Koptelov Swims Dominant 51.5 100 Fly In Gwanju (Race Video)

2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

Excerpt taken from Day SIX Finals Recap:

Men’s 100 Butterfly – FINALS

After winning the men’s 200 butterfly with the second fastest time in the world, Evgeny Koptelov followed up his performance by winning the men’s 100 butterfly with the third fastest time in the world this year. He finished with a final time of 51.50.

2014-2015 LCM Men 100 Fly

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Piero Codia won the silver medal with the eight fastest time in the world this year, 51.69. Yauhen Tsurkin of Belarus secured the bronze medal and the final spot on the podium with his time of 52.12.

The second Russian swimmer in the field, Aleksandr Sadovnikov, finished fourth at 52.17 and Umemoto Masayuki (JPN) was fifth with his time of 52.29.

The two American swimmer, Matthew Josa and Matt Ellis, finished together in sixth and seventh. Josa was first to the wall at the 50 by a few tenths, but ran out of gas in the final 20 meters of the race. Josa finished with a time of 52.59, while Ellis went 52.67. Poland’s Michal Poprawa finished eighth at 52.93.

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