Men’s 200 breaststroke world champion and world record holder Anton Chupkov will race the final of his best event on Day 5 of the 2021 Russian Olympic Trials.
With Kliment Kolesnikov dropping the event, Evgeny Rylov claimed the top seed by other three seconds in the prelims of the men’s 200 back.
Aleksandr Krasnykh, who was ninth in the 400 free at the 2019 Worlds, will vie for a second consecutive Olympic berth in the event on Day 1 of Russian Trials.
In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.
Chimrova led the 100 fly semifinals with a 57.4, lowering her own Russian National Record by over 3 tenths.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
After Russia’s disappointing performance at European Championships last month, Russia National Team coach Sergei Kolmogorov speaks out.
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