Race Video: Watch Anton Chupkov Down World Junior Record in 100 Breast

(140818) -- Nanjing, Aug 18,2014 (Xinhua) -- Anton Chupkov of Russian Federation competes in the final of Men's 100m Breaststroke of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China?s Jiangsu Province, on August 18, 2014. Anton Chupkov won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Zhao Peng) (lyq)
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One of the top young European stars, Anton Chupkov, competed today at the inaugural European Games and managed to lower the World Junior Record in the men’s 100-meter breast.

The Baku 2015 European Games have uploaded all of the day 5 race videos to their YouTube account, including the World Junior Record below.

Original report:

Russia’s Anton Chupkov lowered his World Junior Record in the men’s 100-meter breast at the 2015 European Games.


Russia’s Anton Chupkov lowered his World Junior Record in the men’s 100-meter breast with a 1:00.65. That performance cleared his own time of 1:00.84 from last summer.  Lithuania’s Andrius Sidlauskas placed second in 1:01.42 with Great Britain’s Charlie Attwood earning third in 1:01.71.

Russia’s Maria Astashkina completed a breaststroke sweep with a 1:07.71 in the women’s 100-meter breast. Italy’s Giulia Verona took second in 1:08.61 with Russia’s Daria Chikunova taking third in 1:09.02.

That’s Astashkina fourth gold medal.  On top of winning the 50, 100 and 200-meter breaststrokes, she also participated in the women’s 400-meter medley relay victory for Russia.

Russia’s Polina Egorova clinched the women’s 100-meter back crown in 1:01.19 with compatriotMariia Kameneva taking second in 1:01.23.  France’s Pauline Mahieu finished just behind with a third-place effort of 1:01.34.

Egorova doubled up with a 26.82 in the women’s 50-meter fly.  Austria’s Caroline Pilhatsch finished second in 27.18 with Denmark’s Julie Jensen taking third in 27.19.

Russia’s Nikolay Sokolov picked up the men’s 400-meter IM title by more than a second with a time of 4:19.44.  Teammate Igor Balyberdin claimed silver in 4:20.80 with Poland’s Karol Zbutowiczfinishing third in 4:22.22.

Great Britain went 1-2 in the men’s 200-meter free.  Duncan Scott won in 1:48.55 with teammateCameron Kurle finishing second in 1:48.92.  Russia’s Elisei Stepanov clinched third in 1:49.64.

Germany’s Maxine Wolters hit the wall in 2:13.37 to win the women’s 200-meter IM.  Italy’s Ilaria Cusinato finished second in 2:13.78 with Great Britain’s Abbie Wood earning third in 2:14.49.

Russia’s Daniil Pakhomov captured the men’s 100-meter fly title in 52.72 with Spain’s Alberto Lozano Mateos taking second in 52.78.  Russia’s Daniil Antipov placed third in 53.36.

Israel’s Ziv Kalontarov cranked out a 22.16 to win the men’s 50-meter free finale.  Italy’s Giovanni Izzo claimed silver in 22.51 with Russia’s Aleksei Brianskii taking the bronze in 22.69.

Russia captured another gold medal as Anastasiia Kirpichnikova, Arina Openysheva, Olesia Cherniatina and Irina Krivonogova won the women’s 800-meter free relay in a time of 8:03.45.  The Netherlands (8:04.65) and Great Britain (8:04.84) placed second and third.

That’s seventh gold medal of the meet with five coming by way of Russia’s dominant relays. She won individual gold in the 200 free and 400 free, while taking silver in the 100 free.

Russia’s team of Filipp Shopin, Anton Chupkov, Daniil Pakhomov and Vlad Kozlov demolished the World Junior Record in the men’s 400-meter medley relay with a time of 3:36.38.  That’s faster than the time Evgeny Rylov, Chupkov, Aleksandr Sadovnikov and Shopin posted of 3:38.02 last summer for the current World Junior mark.

Great Britain (3:39.01) and Poland (3:39.31) finished second and third.


Israel’s Ziv Kalontarov led the way in the men’s 50-meter free with a 22.61.  Italy’s Giovanni Izzoqualified second in 22.73 with Russia’s Aleksei Brianskii clocking a third-seeded 22.76.

Russia’s Polina Egorova paced the women’s 50-meter fly semis in 27.15 with Denmark’s Julie Jensentouching second in 27.42.

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  1. Leone Wood

    great swim champ

  2. Renan Nóbrega

    Rodolfo Henrique recorde mundial júnior.