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.
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.
Belarus’ Alina Zmushka smashed her National Record in the 200 breast and got under the FINA ‘A’ cut on Wednesday night in Kazan.
Competing at the Russian Olympic Trials, Zmushka clocked 1:07.37 in the women’s 100 breast prelims to extinguish her previous national record of 1:07.51
Kliment Kolesnikov now ranks 13th all-time in the men’s 100 backstroke.
The Latvian Open wrapped up today from Riga but not before 14-year-old Eneli Jefimova of Estonia claimed another breaststroke medal.
Lettonia Open: nei 200 metri rana femminili sono stati siglati due record nazionali, ad opera della 14enne Eneli Jefimova e di Alina Zmushka.
A speedy duel went down in Latvia between Belarusian Alina Zmushka and Estonian Eneli Jefimova in the women’s 200m breaststroke.
Estonia has found its new breaststroking ace, as 14-year-old Eneli Jefimova ripped a lifetime best by 3 seconds while competing in Latvia.
Ilya Shymanovich followed up his world record performance in the 100 breaststroke with the first sub-25 50 breast split of all-time in 24.92.
Anastasiya Shkurdai tuvo una gran actuación en el día inaugural del encuentro, ganando un par de eventos individuales en los 50 espalda y 100 libre femeninos.
30-year-old Yauhen Tsurkin set a new Belarusian Record in the men’s 50 free in a time of 21.46.
Ilya Shymanovich set a new Belarusian Record in the 50 breast in a time of 25.39, which stands up as the third-fastest swim of all-time.
Ilya Shymanovich’s breaststroke split of 25.04 on the men’s 200 medley relay in Brest is the fastest in history.
23-year-old Alina Zmushka lowered the Belarusian Record in the short course meter 200 breast twice on Thursday, culminating in a 2:21.40 in the final.