Ying Lu Breaks 58 In Gwanju To Win 100 Butterfly (Race Video)


Excerpt taken from Day Five Finals Recap, as reported by SwimSwam contributor Robert Gibbs:


Ying Lu (China) won her second gold medal of these Games, swimming a 57.83 for the win in this event after winning the 50 fly earlier this meet.  Lu, who was the Olympic silver medalist in 2012, has the 10th-fastest time in the world this year.

The silver medal went to Italy’s Elena Di Liddo (58.29), and Slovakia’s Katarina Listopadova took the bronze in a time of 58.37.

Svetlana Chimrova of Russia placed 5th (58.88), followed by the USA’s Felicia Lee (58.91), Japan’s Rino Hosoda (59.14), and Samantha Correa of Canada (59.83).

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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