Race Video: Watch Lu Ying Blast Universiade Record in 50 Fly

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Race videos are now available from the second night of finals at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Watch China’s Lu Ying take down the Universiade record in the women’s 50-meter fly.

Original report:

Olympic silver medalist Lu Ying of China cleared the Universiade record in the women’s 50-meter fly.

Lu clocked a time of 25.72 to move to fourth in the world rankings, and broke Aleksandra Gerasimenya’s 2013 mark of 25.84.

50 Fly World Rankings

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Russia’s Svetlana Chimrova powered her way to silver with a time of 26.23, while Australia’s Holly Barratt took bronze in 26.41.

Canada’s Samantha Corea (26.51), Ukraine’s Darya Stepanyuk (26.80), New Zealand’s Laura Quilter (26.85), Italy’s Elena Di Liddo (26.90) and USA’s Christina Bechtel (27.00) also competed in the finale.

 

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