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.
Denmark’s Mie Nielsen set a new European Championship record in the 100 backstroke in the prelims and the semis on day 3.
Anastasia Fesikova, formerly Anastasia Zueva, has been elected unanimously by her Russian Olympic teammates at a training camp in Bulgaria…
Once again Italian Matteo Rivolta set a new standard in Italy for the 100 butterfly SCM winning the event in…
On November 9th and 10th several notable swimmers including Russian 2012 Olympic medalists Evegeny Korothinskin (silver 100 butterfly) and Anastasia…
World Championships silver medalist Vladimir Morozov join two women, Yuliya Efimova and Sarah Sjostrom, who brought home gold in Barcelona…
Anastasia Zueva (white dress) and Sergey Fesikov (black suit) was one of three mega-star swimming weddings from the past weekend, plus one American star got engaged. (Photo Posted to Fesikov’s Facebook, labeled courtesy: Georgian’s Swimmers Club)
Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)
Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)
Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen
The hometown fans in Kazan, Russia certainly had something to cheer about on the fourth night of the World University Games as the Russian athletes put themselves on the top position of the podium in three out of the seven finals of the evening.
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis used a great back-half on her 200 IM to pull away for the top seed on Friday morning in Kazan. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)