Russians go 1-2 in the women’s 50 free at WUGs (Race video)


Excerpt taken from Day Seven Finals Recap:


Rozaliya Nasretdinova of Russia won her first individual gold of the meet with a 24.91, the only swimmer under 25.0.  That time puts her in the top 20 in the world this year.  Her teammate Eilzaveta Bazarova picked up the silver medal with a time of 25.05.  Holly Barratt of Australia touched third in 25.08 to win her third different medal this week, each in a different stroke.  Each of the medalists recorded a new personal best in the event.

Austria’s Birgit Kochischek placed 4th (25.17), followed by the two Americans, Abbey Weitzeil (25.27) and Madeline Locus (25.30).  Italy’s Aglaia Pezzato (25.42) and France’s Lauriane Haag (25.54) finished 7th and 8th.


Race video comes to us courtesy of Universiade 2015 on YouTube. You can find this video and more videos from swimming and other sports at the 2015 World University Games by following this link to the Universiade 2015 YouTube page.

Our full World University Games coverage is here, and the day 7 finals recap is here.

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Jared Anderson just can’t stay away from the pool. A competitive career of almost two decades wasn’t enough for this Minnesotan, who continues to get his daily chlorine fix. A lifelong lover of writing, Jared now combines the two passions as Senior Reporter for, covering swimming at every level. He’s an …

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