Alicja Tchorz Rings Up Three More Titles at Polish Grand Prix in Szczecin

SZCZECIN, Poland, May 11. AFTER taking three titles in two sessions on day one, Alicja Tchorz returned with a single-session trifecta at the Polish Grand Prix in Szczecin.

Alicja Tchorz picked up a big time head-to-head win against Aleksandra Urbanczyk, 56.54 to 57.04, in the women’s 100-meter free. Joanna Cieslak finished third overall in 59.61. Tchorz topped another event later in the afternoon with a 1:02.05 in the women’s 100-meter back. Klaudia Nazieblo placed second in 1:02.47 with Gabriela Wojtowicz finishing third in 1:04.41.

Tchorz earned her third title of the day with a 2:17.93 in the women’s 200-meter IM. Katarzyna Kasperek placed second in 2:28.13 with Aleksandra Tomala winding up third in 2:32.20.

Kacper Majchrzak raced his way to the men’s 100-meter free in 50.48, with Dawid Zielinski taking second in 51.59. Rafal Bugdol snared third in 52.59. Majchrzak doubled up with a 2:07.32 to win the men’s 200-meter IM. Adrian Muzyczuk snared second in 2:14.96 with Jakub Kaminiarz picking up third in 2:15.97.

Radoslaw Kawecki turned in a 55.25 to win the men’s 100-meter back event. Rafal Bugdol earned another podium with a second-place 57.42, while Maksymilian Zgierski took third in 58.92.

Dominika Sztandera hit the wall in 32.49 to top the women’s 50-meter breast, while Paulina Zachoszcz finished second in 33.52. Paulina Majszutowicz wound up third in 34.52. Dawid Szulich stopped the clock in 28.14 in the men’s 50-meter breast. Michal Perl (29.34) and Tyberiusz Frymus (29.85) rounded out the top three.

Klaudia Nazieblo dominated the women’s 200-meter fly with a 2:14.07, while Joanna Mizak touched well behind with a second-place 2:25.71. Anna Mikolajczak turned in a third-place 2:29.29. Oskar Krupecki touched in 2:07.18 to win the men’s 200-meter fly. Patryk Adamczyk placed second in 2:09.25 with Przemyslaw Kuca touching third in 2:11.64.

Joanna Zachoszcz raced her way to the women’s 400-meter free crown in 4:20.51 with teammate Manuela Wikiel taking a close second in 4:20.77. Klaudia Nazibelo snared third in 4:27.80. Pawel Furtek led a home-club podium sweep in the men’s 400-meter free with a 3:58.69. Teammates Marcin Kaczmarsk (3:59.21) and Filip Zaborowski (3:59.23) also cleared 4:00 to take second and third.

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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