Kliment Kolesnikov and Maria Kameneva each won 100 back titles on day 2 of Russia’s Short Course Nationals, Kameneva improving to 56.67.
Lia Neal will swim on both American relays at day 6 prelims in Hangzhou.
Matt Grevers, Xu Jiayu and Ryan Murphy are just a few of the incredibly talented backstrokers who will be competing in Hangzhou.
Grigory Tarasevich qualified for the Russian Short Course Worlds team on the final night of Nationals in the men’s 200 back.
Daniil Pasynkov added his name to Russia’s SC Worlds team at their National Championships in Kazan with a big win in the men’s 400 IM.
Daria Ustinova threw down a Worlds qualifying 2:02.25 in the women’s 200 back in Kazan.
Andrey Shabasov put up a World Championship qualifying time in the 100 back on day 2 of SC Russian Nationals in Kazan.
Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.
Chimrova led the 100 fly semifinals with a 57.4, lowering her own Russian National Record by over 3 tenths.
The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
The team representing Russia at the upcoming European Short Course Championships in Netanya, Israel will consist of 16 women and 22 men…