400 free winner Martin Malyutin had the fastest split in the men’s 4×200 free field from the lead-off leg, splitting a best time of 1:45.15.
Veronika Andrusenko (above) is one of four swimmers who didn’t qualify at the Olympic Trials, but who have been to Russia’s tentative Olympic roster.
Evgeny Rylov was among the standout performers in Kazan, breaking the European Record in the men’s 200 backstroke.
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.
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.
Anna Egorova (pictured) will look to add a second event to her Olympic program in the women’s 200 freestyle on Day 4 in Kazan.
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.
2016 Olympic medalists Evgeny Rylov and Yuliya Efimova, along with newcomers Evgeniia Chikunova and Kliment Kolesnikov, qualified for the Games on Monday.
Kirill Prigoda comes in as the top seed in the men’s 100 breaststroke on Day 2 of the 2021 Russian Olympic Trials.
Kliment Kolesnikov now ranks 13th all-time in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Kolesnikov set the world record in the men’s 50 backstroke at the 2018 European Championships in a time of 24.00.
Kliment Kolesnikov is poised to take his long course game to the next level after a standout ISL season in 2020.
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.
Ilya Shymanovich continues to dance around a possible 50m breast world record, posting another big-time performance tonight in Russia.