La Russia ha annunciato il suo roster ufficiale per il nuoto per i giochi di Tokyo di questa estate. Aggiunti cinque nomi
La squadra olimpica russa è cresciuta a 25 membri il giorno finale a Kazan. Durante l’ultimo giorno tre nuove qualifiche olimpiche
Reigning two-time world champion Yuliya Efimova will face Evgeniia Chikunova, the #1 swimmer in the world this season, in the women’s 200 breast final.
Il roster olimpico russo sale a 22 atleti qualificati quando manca un solo giorno alla chiusura dei Campionati nazionali di qualificazione
Anna Egorova (pictured) will look to add a second event to her Olympic program in the women’s 200 freestyle on Day 4 in Kazan.
A termine del quarto giorno dei Campionati russi sono state conquistate altre due qualifiche olimpiche facendo salire il roster a 18
Kudashev won the men’s 200 fly in a lifetime best of 1:55.48 to bring the Russian Olympic team roster up to 18 swimmers through four days of competition.
Evgeny Rylov will look to make the Russian Olympic team on Monday in the men’s 100 backstroke, where he’ll battle head-to-head with Kliment Kolesnikov.
Arina Surkova followed up her 100 butterfly victory by claiming the top spot int he women’s 50 fly prelims on Day 3 of the Russian Olympic Trials.
Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World Junior Champion in the 100 free, won that race on Friday at the 2020 Russia Cup, swimming within 3-tenths of his lifetime best.
A strong Russian squad, led by Oleg Kostin, Aleksandr Popkov, and Alexander Kudashev are all threats to win gold in the men’s butterfly events.
Yulia Efimova, who has already secured a spot on the World Championship team in the 50 breaststroke, has ostensibly missed the chance to defend her World Championship in the 200 breaststroke.
Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.
Morozov’s swim on Sunday was under 48 seconds, and the second-fastest of his career.
On the third day of Russian Nationals, Vlad Morozov took over, winning two events including the 100 free, where he became the first man in the world to crack 48 this season.