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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Ex Quaker

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.

Mike

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.

Mike

Too

HypeTrain

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

beachair

“…race day is what counts.”

Leonardmatt

Where is it?

Uberfan

Link please

Ex Quaker
Uberfan

I wish Santo was at world champs

Hater of swimvortex

Very clever of him to put up a video.

Hswimmer

At least he has a video to prove it lmao

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James formerly competed for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in February of 2018, placing 11th at the OUA Championships in the 200 IM, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics in May. He …

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