Belarusian Olympic medalist and outspoken activist Aliaksandra Herasimenia was sentenced to 12 years in prison in absentia on Monday.
Alexander Frolov won the 50 freestyle in a 22.82, slightly out-touching Ruslan Skamaroshka, and Anton Latkin in the final heat.
Skomoroshko came the closest to setting a Belarusian National record on day 2 with his 100 free semifinal win. He is .06 off going into the final tomorrow.
Belarusian Olympic medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia is in the news once again as war rages on within her new home of Ukraine.
A San Pietroburgo (Russia) Grigori Pekarski ha stabilito il nuovo record bielorusso nei 100 metri farfalla maschili in vasca corta con 49.86
Ilya Shymanovich will be fighting to reach the 100 breast podium in Tokyo as he attempts to become Belarus’ second-ever Olympic swimming medalist.
Brest native Ivan Adamchuk nailed the Belarusian junior record in the men’s 200 IM at 2:03.21, which ranks 5th among 18&U European swimmers in 2021.
The Latvian Open wrapped up today from Riga but not before 14-year-old Eneli Jefimova of Estonia claimed another breaststroke medal.
A speedy duel went down in Latvia between Belarusian Alina Zmushka and Estonian Eneli Jefimova in the women’s 200m breaststroke.
Estonia has found its new breaststroking ace, as 14-year-old Eneli Jefimova ripped a lifetime best by 3 seconds while competing in Latvia.
Ilya Shymanovich followed up his world record performance in the 100 breaststroke with the first sub-25 50 breast split of all-time in 24.92.
Anastasiya Shkurdai tuvo una gran actuación en el día inaugural del encuentro, ganando un par de eventos individuales en los 50 espalda y 100 libre femeninos.
30-year-old Yauhen Tsurkin set a new Belarusian Record in the men’s 50 free in a time of 21.46.
Ilya Shymanovich’s breaststroke split of 25.04 on the men’s 200 medley relay in Brest is the fastest in history.
Grigori Pekarski clocked a time of 47.32 in the prelims, breaking Artyom Machekin’s 47.44 set at the 2015 European SC Championships.