Mykahilo Romanchuk is arguably the favorite in the men’s 1500 at the upcoming Short Course World Championships.
Grigory Tarasevich qualified for the Russian Short Course Worlds team on the final night of Nationals in the men’s 200 back.
Russia’s Yuliya Efimova looked at ease in tonight’s 100m breast, clocking a time that was within striking distance of what she produced at this year’s European Championships.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was back to form in Kazan, taking on a 4-event night at the World Cup.
Vitalina Simonova and Yulia Efimova (above), both of whom have served doping suspensions, went 1-2 in the 200 breaststroke on Tuesday.
Ilya Druzhinin had a terrific 1500m free this morning that almost saw him make the final out of heat 2.
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.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova came in just .12 seconds off the Russian Olympic selection standard in this morning’s 50 freestyle prelims.
As the Russian Junior National Championships in Volgograd came to an end so did the lifespan of four the competition records…
The Russian Junior Championships continued today in Volgograd and once again a mixed relay record went down twice in one day…
Over the first two days of competition at the Russian Junior Championships the Volgograd region has collected six gold, four silver and two bronze…