Gabrielle Fa’Amausili Moves to 7th in World With World Junior Record in 50 Back at 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

Photo Courtesy: Geoff Siburn

New Zealand’s Gabrielle Fa’Amausili moved to seventh in the world with a World Junior record in the women’s 50-meter back finals at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Fa’Amausili unleashed a top time of 27.81 for the victory, breaking Minna Atherton’s short-lived World Junior mark of 27.92 set during semis.

Atherton, meanwhile, took silver in a time of 27.83 to move to eighth in the world rankings.

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Danielle Hanus of Canada took third tonight in 28.26 with New Zealand’s Bobbi Gichard earning fourth in 28.40.

Russia’s Irina Prikhodko (28.69), Germany’s Laura Riedemann (28.88), USA’s Grace Ariola (28.95) and South Africa’s Mariella Venter (29.17) also competed for the title.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Women’s 1500 free finals
  • Men’s 100 free semis
  • Women’s 100 fly semis
  • Men’s 50 fly finals
  • Women’s 50 free semis
  • Men’s 50 breast semis
  • Women’s 50 back finals
  • Men’s 400 IM finals
  • Women’s 400 free relay finals

 

1 Comment

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  1. Shiloh Lumaris

    I saw you beat Minna Arhterton in the last grasp. It amazing race.

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