Russia Breaks Team USA’s Medley Relay Jr World Record In Baku

2015 EUROPEAN GAMES

  • Tuesday, June 23 – Saturday, June 27, 2015
  • Baku Aquatic Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Prelims: 12:30 am EST; Finals: 8:30 am EST
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  • Start lists, timeline and results can be found here.
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The Russia Federation has been on fire through the first three days of the Inaugural European Championships. They closed out the third day of competition by winning their 10th Gold Swimming medal of the Games in the women’s 4×100 medley relay. In addition to winning the final relay of the day, they also managed to break Team USA’s Jr World Record from the Pan Pacific Championship last year.

Click here to view SwimSwam’s Jr World Record Board.

The Russian relay team of Mariia Kameneva, Maria Astashinka, Polina Egorova, and Arina Openysheva combined to win the event and break the Jr World Record with their time of 4:03.22. Team USA established the previous record of 4:03.44 at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

Take a look at their splits below:

  • Russia, 2015
    • Mariia Kameneva – 1:01.39
    • Maria Astashinka – 1:07.61
    • Polina Egorova – 59.64
    • Arina Openysheva – 54.58
  • USA, 2014
    • Amy Bilquist – 1:01.52
    • Lilly King – 1:08.03
    • Hannah Kukurugya – 59.13
    • Katie Drabot – 54.76

For a full recap from day three of the 2015 European Games, click here. 

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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