At the International swimming League stage, Briton Adam Peaty set a world record in the 100-meter breaststroke in short water.
At the competition held in Budapest, the 25-year-old covered the distance in 55.49 seconds, improving the previous achievement of Cameron van Der Burgh by 0.12 seconds.
Curiously, van Der Burgh’s record lasted exactly 11 years — it was set by a swimmer from South Africa on November 15, 2009.
Note that the owner of the world record in the 100-meter breaststroke in the classic pool (56.88) is also Piti. It has updated its own world record four times since April 2015.
The first world record holder in the 100-meter breaststroke in short water was Russian Dmitry Volkov, who covered the distance in 59.30 seconds in 1990. In March 2000, Roman sludnov became the world record holder with a score of 58.51 seconds, but a week later, American ed Moses improved this time by almost a second (57.66).
EFIMOVA WILL MISS THE RUSSIAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN DECEMBER
Three-time Olympic medalist Yulia Efimova will not compete at the upcoming Russian Championships. This was stated by the head coach of the national team Sergey Chepik.
- Yulia is not planning to fly to the Russian championship in Saint Petersburg. There are no direct flights, there is no way to do this. We are waiting for her for the Olympic selection — ” said Chepik.
Efimova lives and trains in the United States. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are no regular flights to America.
The Russian short course Championships will be held in Saint Petersburg from December 14 to 19.
THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM HAS AN OUTBREAK OF COVID-19. 10 SWIMMERS WERE INFECTED AT THE TRAINING CAMP
Ten swimmers of the Italian national team were infected with coronavirus. This is reported on the website of the Italian swimming Federation (FIN).
Testing for COVID-19 during the training camp in Livigno revealed 10 positive results. The number of people infected world Champions Simon Quadrelli and Gabriele Detti. The disease is asymptomatic in all athletes.
The national Federation has decided to suspend training camps, and all infected people will remain in Livigno for the duration of the quarantine.