2019 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
- All sports: Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 28, 2019
- Pool swimming: Sunday, July 21 – Sunday, July 28, 2019
- The Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, Gwangju, Korea
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Oleg Kostin took down his Russian Record in the men’s 50 fly final at the 2019 World Championships, clocking a time of 22.70 to lower his previous mark of 22.74.
Kostin set the previous record at the Russian World Trials back in April, which broke his 22.97 from the 2018 European Championships where he won the silver medal.
Coming into tonight tied for eighth on the all-time performer’s list, the Novogorod native moves up into a tie for sixth with Brazilian Henrique Martins.
ALL-TIME PERFORMERS, MEN’S 50 FLY
- Andrii Govorov (UKR), 22.27 – 2018
- Caeleb Dressel (USA), 22.35 – 2019
- Rafael Munoz (ESP), 22.43 – 2009
- Nicholas Santos (BRA), 22.60 – 2019
- Milorad Cavic (SRB), 22.67 – 2009
- Oleg Kostin (RUS) / Henrique Martins (BRA), 22.70 – 2019/2017
Kostin first tied the Russian Record held by Evgeny Korotyshkin in July of 2017 in 23.24, and then brought it down to 23.14 in April of 2018 before going sub-23 later that August.