Russian Swimmers Took Second Place in the 4x200m Relay at the World Championships
OREANDA-NEWS The Brazilian men's team won gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay at the World Short Water Swimming Championship, which takes place in China, the Russian team took second place.
The Brazilian team (Luis Altamir Melo, Fernando Schaeffer, Leonardo Coelho Santos and Breno Correa) showed 6 minutes 46.81 seconds, the Russian team (Martin Malyutin, Mikhail Vekovischev, Ivan Girev, Alexander Krasnykh) lost to the winners 0.03 seconds, also sailing faster than the previous world record. The Chinese closed the top three winners (+0.72 seconds).
Previously, the World Record belonged to the Russian team, which in 2010 in Dubai showed the result of 6 minutes 49.04 seconds.
At the World Championship in short water swimming held in Hangzhou (China) on Friday the gold medal was won by the Russian Evgeny Rylov.
22-year-old Rylov won at a distance of 50 meters on his back with a record of Russia-22.58 seconds. The second was American Ryan Murphy (22,63), and the third finished Irish Shane Ryan (22,76). Russian Kliment Kolesnikov became the fourth with a Junior world record-20,77.
We will note that it already the third gold medal for today in a moneybox of the national team of Russia in the world Cup. Previously, Clement Kolesnikov won the 100m individual medley.
Russian Vladimir Morozov won the gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle on short water at the world championship, which takes place in Hangzhou, China. He showed the result of 20.33 seconds.
Silver was won by American Caleb Dressel (with a lag of 0.21 seconds), bronze - South African Bradley Tandy (+0.61). The World Championship, which takes place in Hangzhou, China, will end on December, 16.
Earlier, the Russian men's swimming team won bronze in the mixed relay 4x50 m freestyle.