Nao Horomura Captures 200 Fly Title at 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

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Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming Federation

Japan’s Nao Horomura turned on the afterburners down the stretch to win the men’s 200-meter fly at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Horomura closed on Russia’s Daniil Pakhomov with a winning time of 1:56.80.  Pakhomov faded to second in 1:56.93.

Both swimmers fell half-a-second off Andrew Seliskar’s meet record of 1:56.42 set back in 2013.

USA’s Mike Thomas placed third overall in a time of 1:57.61.

18-and-Under World Rankings According to USA Swimming Stats

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Italy’s Giacomo Carini (1:58.04), USA’s Zach Harting (1:59.42), Bulgaria’s Antani Ivanov (1:59.93), Hungary’s Mark Tekauer (2:00.51) and New Zealand’s Wilrich Coetzee (2:00.62) finished fourth through eighth.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Men’s 100 free finals
  • Women’s 200 breast finals
  • Men’s 200 back finals
  • Women’s 100 fly finals
  • Men’s 1500 free finals
  • Women’s 50 free finals
  • Men’s 200 fly finals
  • Men’s 50 breast finals
  • Women’s 200 free finals
  • Men’s 400 medley relay finals
  • Women’s 400 medley relay finals