CIECHANOW, Poland, October 3. DURING the first day of short course competition at the Polish Grand Prix held in Ciechanow, Radoslaw Kawecki lowered one of his Polish national records.
Radoslaw Kawecki smashed his Polish record in the men's 200 back with a swift time of 1:51.39. That performance wiped out the 1:53.17 he set in January, and moved Kawecki into seventh in the world rankings this year ahead of George Du Rand's 1:51.82 and behind Evgeni Aleshin (1:51.09). Mateusz Wysoczynski finished second in the event with a 2:03.48, while Mateusz Matczak placed third in 2:03.77.
Klaudia Naziebeo took home the women's 200 back title in 2:14.75. Alicja Tchorz held off Zuzanna Mazurek, 2:15.52 to 2:15.91, for second place.
Mirela Olczak won the women's 200 fly in 2:13.73, while, Paula Ukowska took second in 2:16.41. Paulina Sikora snared third in 2:21.97. In the men's 200 fly, Pawel Korzeniowski claimed the title in 1:56.47, while Marcin Babuchowski touched second in 1:57.26. Pawel Werner wound up third in 2:01.78.
Paulina Zachoszcz snatched the women's 200 breast crown in 2:28.89 with Agnieszka Ostrowska earning second in 2:29.09. Ewa Oecieszko turned in a third-place 2:37.91. Slawomir Wolniak cruised in the men's 200 breast with a winning time of 2:14.93. Piotr Jachowicz finished a distant second in 2:17.46 with Mikolaj Machnik claiming thir din 2:18.15.
Katarzyna Wilk posted a 1:59.32 to win the women's 200 free with Dominika Gawelczyk (2:03.51) and Aleksandra Kaminska (2:04.27) completing the top three. Konrad Czerniak topped the men's 200 free in 1:48.09. Lukasz Giminski took second in 1:50.54 with Lukasz Gasior placing third in 1:50.56.
The 200 IMs completed the day. Ukowska turned a second-place finish in the 200 fly into a win with a 2:18.18. Ostrowska placed second in 2:18.75, while Katarzyna Olnowska touched third in 2:19.59. Jakub Jasinski captured the men's title in 2:00.52. Korzeniowski finished second in 2:00.79 with Matczak grabbing third in 2:03.38.