2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
- July 4th-July 11th, 2015 (Saturday-Saturday)
- Gwangju, South Korea
- Prelims 8:30AM/Finals 7PM (local time)
- Prelims 7:30PM (day before)/Finals 6AM (U.S. Eastern Time)
- Full meet preview
- Day 6 Prelims Live Recap
- Live feed (finals only)
- In the United States: ESPN3.com
- Twitter: @swimswamlive
- Link to Day Six Finals Recap
Excerpt taken from Day SIX Finals Recap:
Men’s 200 Backstroke – FINALS
American swimmer Jacob Pebley won the men’s 200 backstroke, swimming the fourth fastest time in the world this year. With his time of 1:56.29, he is now the fastest American performer of the season.
The silver medal was won by Japanese swimmer, Sunama Keita. He finished second with his time of 1:57.50, holding off the bronze medalist, Andrei Shabasov (RUS), who finished third at 1:57.68.
Christopher Ciccarese narrowly missed the podium after posting a final time of 1:57.83, only .15 seconds behind the bronze medalist.
There was a gap before the next group finished. Joe Patching of Great Britain lead in Giorgio Gaetani (ITA) and Connor Green (USA). Patching posted the fifth fastest time of 1:59.52 while Gaetani finished sixth in 2:00.07 and Green was seventh in 2:00.23.
Krzysztof Morawski (POL) finished in eighth place at 2:02.11.