Five more swims three more wins for Hosszu at the Salnikov Cup

by SwimSwam Staff 2

December 22nd, 2012 Europe, International, News

On the second night of the Salnikov Cup Hungarian Katinka Hosszu added three more wins for a total of seven gold. On the first night Hosszu swam six events and won four and on the second night swam five events and won three.

Hosszu won the 400 IM (4:26.84), 200 butterfly (2:07.39) and the 100 IM (59.51). She also came second in the 100 freestyle (53.60) and second in the 100 backstroke (58.39).

Russian Viatcheslav Sinkevich won the 200 breaststroke in a new national record time of 2:02.45. Sinkevich narrowly beat out world champion Daniel Gyurta of Hungary who finished second in a time of 2:02.98.

Vladimir Morozov who won the 100 freestyle and came third in the 50 butterfly on the first day had a solid second day winning the 50 freestyle in a time of 21.01 and coming second in the 50 breaststroke in a time of 26.89.

Other winners of the evening included;

Women’s 100 freestyle – Veronika Popova (Russia) – 53.45

Men’s 200 freestyle – Nikita Lobintsev (Russia) – 1:43.60

Women’s 50 breaststroke – Jessica Hardy (United States) – 30.47

Men’s 50 breaststroke – Sergei Geibel (Russia) – 26.74

Men’s 100 butterfly – Evgeny Korotyshkin (Russia) – 50.40

Women’s 100 backstroke – Rachel Goh (Australia) – 58.19

Men’s 50 backstroke – Stanislav Donets (Russia) – 23.32

Women’s 400 freestyle – Melanie Costa (Spain) – 4:00.15

Women’s 200 breaststroke – Maria Temnikova (Russia) – 2:21.19

Men’s 200 backstroke – Ashley Delaney (Australia) – 1:52.09

Women’s 50 butterfly – Marieke Guehrer (Australia) – 25.59

Men’s 1500 freestyle – Mads Glaesner (Denmark) – 14:39.36

 

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Josh

Interesting to note that Melanie Costa-Schmid was more than a second faster here than her winning time in the 400 free at Worlds.

Coach GB

It’s terrific to see Katinka performing the way she has with the meet schedule she has carried since the games and picking up some nice change along the way. if it is LC or SC who cares when it is competition and she has certainly showed that. Reminds me in some way of Ron Clark in 1965 ran 18 races over a 44 day period and broke 12 world records including 20,000m , the 3 mile and four days later the 10,000 by 36.2 sec. Unless I have missed it watching track and speed skating on TV and reading have they ever talked of I have’t tapered yet or I am just running thru the meet. Why do we not.want… Read more »

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