Morozov wins 50 Freestyle at Doha World Cup – Race Video

Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

Men’s 50 Freestyle – Doha FINA World Cup – as reported by SwimSwim contributor Jeff Grace.

For the second World Cup stop in a row Vlad Morozov swept the sprint freestyle events. Morozov took the 100 freestyle on the first day in Doha in convincing fashion where as the 50 was much, much closer.

Morozov once again had the best start of the field, followed closely by South African Roland Schoeman, which was how the race continued with Morozov beating Schoeman by one one-hundredth of a second.

Morozov won the event posting a time of 21.03 followed by Schoeman who finished second in a time of 21.04. American Anthony Ervin finished third in a time of 21.23.

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coach

Thanks for posting this video! It’s a shame we can’t rely on timing systems to be accurate. Even with the times being adjusted to give Morozov the win the times are still not right! Pull out a stop watch and time for yourself…Schoeman was clearly more than 0.01 behind.

Yugos

Timed this several times on hand watch. Had Vlad at 21.0 and Schoeman at 21.2.

handtime

Yugos, it’s a great thing timing systems were invented. We know how inaccurate hand times are +- 2/10th’s and time registers depending on how hard you touch the pad…

Pscfam

Hi Coley, it’s a pity you cannot move on with your life. Sincerely everyone at Phoenix Swim club

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