Ilya Borodin Cracks Russian Record with 4:09.86 400 IM at Russian Championships

2022 RUSSIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

the 5th day of the 2022 Russian Swimming Championships saw a Russian National Record broken.

Ilya Borodin ran away with the men’s 400 IM final, tearing to a 4:09.86. The swim makes Borodin the #3 performer in the world this year, and only the 3rd person to have broken 4:10 this year. Additionally, Borodin broke his own Russian Record, taking the mark under 4:10 for the first time. His previous Russian Record mark of 4:10.02 was set at the European Championships last May.

2021-2022 LCM Men 400 IM

LeonFRA
Marchand
06/18
4:04.28
2Carson
Foster
USA4:06.5606/18
3Chase
Kalisz
USA4:07.4706/18
4Ilya
Borodin
RUS4:08.0507/25
5Lewis
Clareburt
NZL4:08.7007/30
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Margarita Ershova took the women’s 1500 free in 16:18.09, touching first by over 19 seconds. Yershova was out fast, splitting 8:06.39 on the first 750 of the race, which would have made for a 16:12.78. She had already built up a lead of over 10 seconds on the field by the 800 mark.

Oleg Kostin posted a world-leading 22.72 to win the men’s 50 fly, touching first by 0.55 seconds. The veteran edged out Brazil’s Nicholas Santos for the top time in the world this year by 0.01 seconds.

2021-2022 LCM Men 50 Fly

2Oleg
Kostin
RUS22.7204/28
3Nicholas
Santos
BRA22.7304/05
4Benjamin
Proud
GBR22.7606/18
5Thomas
Ceccon
ITA22.7906/18
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Vladislav Grinev clocked a speedy 47.99 to post the top time in semifinals of the men’s 100 free. With the swim, Grinev moved up to 5th in the world this year. He finished ahead of Russian Record holder Kliment Kolesnikov, who posted the 2nd fastest time of semis with a 48.12.

2021-2022 LCM Men 100 Free

DavidROU
Popovici
08/13
46.86 WR
2Kyle
Chalmers
AUS47.3607/31
3Kristof
Milak
HUN47.4708/13
4Maxime
Grousset
FRA47.5406/21
5Josh
Liendo
CAN47.5506/21
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Maria Kameneva roared to victory in the women’s 50 back, swimming a 27.73. Arina Surkova posted the top time in semifinals of the women’s 100 fly, clocking a 57.72. She came in just ahead of Russian Record holder Svetlana Chimrova, who swam a 58.12.

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chris
1 year ago

Carson will step on him

chris
1 year ago

who cares what Russia does? Should be banned for the next 10 years for all sports

dddddddd
Reply to  chris
1 year ago

lol

Big Mac #1
Reply to  chris
1 year ago

Couldn’t have said it better

John26
1 year ago

Crazy eyes

HJones
1 year ago

He would’ve won gold in Tokyo given the improvement he was showing in 2021. Shame COVID robbed him of that chance.

Big Mac #1
Reply to  HJones
1 year ago

Press x to doubt

Riccardo
1 year ago

Whatever your opinion on Russia competing in general was…you had to feel for Borodin on a personal level having to pull out days before the games due to a covid positive.

zdhamme86
1 year ago

Foster 4:07
Chase 4:09

Horninco
1 year ago

Foster and Chase with 4:06’s tonight

Scuncan Dott
Reply to  Horninco
1 year ago

I’ll be surprised if they’re both in the 4:08s

zdhamme86
Reply to  Scuncan Dott
1 year ago

Me too, but I think one of them will be

Swimmerfromjapananduk
Reply to  zdhamme86
1 year ago

Delusional

Hashimoto warrior
Reply to  Horninco
1 year ago

Horninco with already three crates of beer down the hatch

Khachaturian
1 year ago

The 400 im has now become one of the most tight races for the top three finish.