WATCH: 50 Back WORLD RECORD 22.11 from Russian Kliment Kolesnikov


  • November 20-25, 2022
  • Kazan, Russia
  • Short Course Meters (25 meters), prelims/finals + semi-finals for 50 & 100 meter races.
  • Results

Russian backstroke Kliment Kolesnikov adds to his legacy, securing the 50m back (SCM) world record after France’s Florent Manaudou had owned it for 8 years.

Swimming at the Russian Championships in Kazan, Kolesnikov had swum 22.31 in the semi-finals, setting the stage for what could be a historic swim. The Russian delivered, hitting the wall in 22.11 to dip .11 under Manaudou’s old record.

Read more about this world-record swim here. 

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Gen D
4 days ago

No more necklace!

Reply to  Gen D
4 days ago

And it seems that he got bigger too

John Hueth
4 days ago

I’m glad that he is racing and simultaneously denouncing the war in Ukraine!

Reply to  John Hueth
4 days ago

how so?

This Guy
4 days ago

Will this officially be recognized?

Reply to  This Guy
4 days ago

From the article: “Although Russian swimmers are currently banned from competing in all FINA events, the global governing body has said that as long as all FINA rules are followed, world records set at the competition will stand up as official.”

Reply to  Braden Keith
4 days ago

Why the dislikes? Braden just stated a fact. If you dont like It is your problem, not Braden’s

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