Josif Miladinov Breaks 50 FL Buglarian National Record at 2019 World Juniors


  • 50-Meter Course
  • Duna Arena, Budapest (Hungary)
  • Pool swimming: Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2019
  • Heats 9:30am GMT+2 (3:30 am EDT / 12:30 am PDT)/ Semifinals and Finals 5:30pm GMT+2 (11:30am EDT / 8:30am PDT)
  • Meet site
  • Entries book
  • FinaTV Live Stream (subscription required)
  • Live results

During the final of the men’s 50 fly at the 2019 World Junior championships, 16-year-old Josif Miladinov swam his way to a bronze medal and Buglarian national record.

In the semifinals, Miladinov first set the national record with a 23.60 to tie for third into the top 8. In the final, Miladinov dropped down to a 23.48 to secure bronze and re-break his day-old national record. This bronze is now Bulgaria’s first medal of these championships.

Earlier in the meet, Miladinov lead the prelims of the men’s 100 fly with a 51.91, also setting a Bulgarian national record. In the final, however, Miladinov got touched out by 0.06s to finish fourth and off the podium.

Miladinov also is a member of the 4×100 medley relay and 4×100 free relay national record teams to bring his national records count to four.

Leave a Reply

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

About Nick Pecoraro

Nick Pecoraro

Nick Pecoraro started swimming at age 11, instantly becoming drawn to the sport. He was a breaststroker and IMer when competing. After joining SwimSwam, the site has become an outlet for him to research and learn about competitive swimming and experience the sport through a new lenses. He graduated in …

Read More »