Evgeny Rylov was among the standout performers in Kazan, breaking the European Record in the men’s 200 backstroke.
Vladimir Morozov y Maria Kameneva han cerrado los trials olímpicos rusos con actuaciones estelares en 50m libre, con tiempos de con 21.41 y 24.21.
Vladimir Morozov officially qualified for his third Olympic team by winning the men’s 50 freestyle in a blazing time of 21.41.
Vladimir Morozov will look to secure an individual entry at this summer’s Olympic Games on the final night of action in the men’s 50 freestyle.
Kameneva’s swim broke her previous National Record of 24.21 set at the 2018 European Championships.
Kliment Kolesnikov became the seventh Russian to break 22 seconds in the men’s 50 freestyle, tying for sixth in the world this season in 21.89.
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.
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.
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.
Durante il day 2 dei campionati russi, altri sei atleti si sono qualificati per le olimpiadi di Tokyo, portando il roster a 10 atleti
Con una marca de 4:04.10, Egorova ha batido el récord ruso en 400 libre. 10 nadadores, como Anton Chupkov o Kirill Prigoda, han clasificado para los JJOO.
2016 Olympic bronze medalist Anton Chupkov earned a second straight Olympic berth after placing second in the 100 breast on Day 2 of the Russian Trials.
Kirill Prigoda comes in as the top seed in the men’s 100 breaststroke on Day 2 of the 2021 Russian Olympic Trials.