Kolesnikov Lowers WJR Twice in Two Days at SC European Championships

Photo Courtesy: Foto Giorgio Scala / Deepbluemedia /Insidefoto

After breaking the World Junior and European Junior records in yesterday’s semi-final, Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov lowered both those records yet again. This time the young backstroke star dipped under 49-seconds by swimming a 48.99. Italy’s Simone Sabbioni swam a 49.68 for the silver while Robert-Andrei Glinta out of Romania earned the bronze in 49.99. Germany’s Christian Diener swam a 50.13 for fourth while the Polish pair of Radoslaw Kawecki and Kacper Stokowski touched in fifth and sixth respectively. Taking seventh and eighth was Andrei Shabasov and Apostolos Christou.

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Jason Tillotson is a junior at American University where he is majoring in Foreign Language Communication with a minor in Marketing. He is also a coach for Nation's Capital Swim Club.

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