Ilya Shymanovich Speaks on First Ever World Title

2021 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Michael Hamann.

Men’s 100 Breast Final

  • World Record: 55.28 – SHYMANOVICH Ilya (BLR) 26 NOV 2021
  • Championship Record: 56.01 – van der BURGH Cameron (RSA) 12 DEC 2018
  • World Junior Record: 57.27 – MARTINENGHI Nicolo (ITA) 16 DEC 2017 / 11 DEC 2018

Top 8 finishers:

  1. Ilya Symanovich (BLR): 55.70 (CR)
  2. Nicolo Martinenghi (ITA): 55.80
  3. Nic Fink (USA): 55.87
  4. Arno Kamminga (NED): 56.06
  5. Fabian Schwingenschlogl (GER): 56.29
  6. Qin Haiyang (CHN): 56.77
  7. Yan Zibei (CHN): 56.86
  8. Berkay Ogretir (TUR): 57.17

Belarus’ Ilya Shymanovich, who set the World Record earlier this year, broke the SC Worlds meet record en route to the gold medal in 55.70. He came out on fire in the first 50, turning at 25.79 almost three tenths clear of the field. He began to fade down the stretch but ended up holding on for the win.

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matt
9 months ago

i think he can go 57 low lcm next year

Adam „the train“ 🚂 Peaty
Reply to  matt
9 months ago

With how many dolphin kicks? 🤔🤔

Grant Drukker
Reply to  Adam „the train“ 🚂 Peaty
9 months ago

With all of the DQs in breaststroke at SCW don’t you think his kick is legal?

anonymous
Reply to  Grant Drukker
9 months ago

nope

HJones
Reply to  matt
9 months ago

Yea, it’ll be at some obscure domestic meet or at the heats of WCs, then he’ll flame out at the WC final in a 59.0.

Swimmerfromjapananduk
Reply to  matt
9 months ago

Low is pushing it I think but 57 high is more realistic

The condors were robbed
Reply to  matt
9 months ago

57 low in the heats , and 58.9 in the final yes

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