Vlad Morozov Cranks Out 21.84 50 Free In Practice

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov posted a video on Instagram this morning of him doing a 50 free in practice. The caption reads “Feeling good with a 21.84 this morning. #madwave #roadtobudapest”. There’s no need to begin the debate about a fast stopwatch or anything like that, because the swim was done with touch pads in place.

Check out the video below, via Morozov (v1adm) on Instagram:

Feeling good with a 21.84 this morning. #madwave #roadtobudapest Неделя до ЧМ 2017 болейте за наших!

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Morozov is currently ranked 2nd in the world this year in 21.44, his fastest ever. He trails only Great Britain’s Ben Proud (21.32). He did say earlier this year his focus would be more centered around the 50 this year, noting past years he has primarily focused on the 100 and it hasn’t worked out.

That switch of focus seems to be paying dividends, as that 21.84 is actually faster than he went in the Olympic semi-finals (21.88) where he missed making the top 8, and his 100m season-best of 48.28 is only 0.02 slower than he was in Rio.

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So many fast practice swims as of late! Have the SwimSwam staff seen the video of Santo Condorelli responding to Schooling’s interview? Absolutely hilarious.

This is nothing new. Fast swimmers swim fast in practice. Most swimmers and coaches don’t talk to much about it to the masses because race day is what counts.

Too

Oh stop. Why so serious? It’s all in fun. Swimming is lacking in that aspect. Does it all need to be so serious?

“…race day is what counts.”

Leonardmatt

Where is it?

Link please

I wish Santo was at world champs

Hater of swimvortex

Very clever of him to put up a video.

At least he has a video to prove it lmao

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