The 7 finals on day 3 include the men’s 100 free where Popovici has one more shot to outdo his relay leadoff time of 47.56 that set a new World Junior record.
World record holder Benedetta Pilato broke the first Championship record of the meet in the 50 breast this morning, cracking her own record from 2019 by .41.
Adam Maraana and Tamryn Van Selm have both dropped their only semi-finals for the first evening session at 2021 European Juniors.
Aleksandra Sabitova earned her fourth overall medal and third gold medal in the 200 freestyle, and was the only swimmer in the event to break 2 minutes.
Elizaveta Chmykhova took the women’s 100 back title on Sunday night by over two seconds after placing second in the 50 back on Saturday night.
Day 1 of the Russian Junior Championships featured standout breastroke swims, as well as impressive freestyle showings by Daria Trofmovia, Ivan Morgun.
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.
Kirill Prigoda comes in as the top seed in the men’s 100 breaststroke on Day 2 of the 2021 Russian Olympic Trials.
You read earlier about Andrei Minakov’s European Junior Record in the 100 fly but read what else happened in St. Petersburg tonight.
Stanford-commit and World Junior Record holder Andrei Minakov took on the 100 butterfly/50 free double this morning at the 2020 Vladimir Salnikov Cup.
Daria Trofimova was dominant over the first three days of the meet but Daria Klepikova out-swam her with a 25.50 tonight in the 50 free final.
Daria Trofimova picked up gold in the women’s 200 freestyle, nearly cracking the two minute mark with a 2:00.96 for gold.
The 15-year old Daria Trofimova swam 54.89 in the individual 100 free and followed that with a 53.99 in the 400 free relay.