27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Swimming. Results of tournament

On 17 July, the 27th Summer Universiade swimming competitions, which were held in the Aquatics Palace and the Rowing Centre, came to a close. This sports disciplines featured 42 medal events in total.

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Universiade. Day 5. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

The first day of the competitions featured 4 Universiade medal events in the men's 400 m freestyle event as well as the women's 400 m individual medley and 4x100 m freestyle relay.

In the men's 400 metre freestyle event, the winner was Ryan Napoleon of Australia. Japan's Kohei Yamamoto and Fumiya Hidaka placed second and third respectively.

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Universiade. Day 11. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

The women's 400 metre individual medley concluded with the victory of Yana Martynova of Russia, whilst Meghan Hawthorne of the USA placed second, and bronze went to Sakiko Shimizu.

The women's 4x100 metre freestyle relay was victorious for the Russian national team. The American team placed second, and they were followed by the Canadians, who got bronze.

In the men's 4x100 metre freestyle relay, the proud winners were the swimmers from Russia, followed by the Australian athletes in second place, and Italy placed third.

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Universiade. Day 6. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

In the men's 50 metre butterfly final, Yauhen Tsurkin of Belarus and Andrii Govorov of Ukraine shared first place. Italy's Piero Codia landed in third place.

In the same category for women, the medals were distributed as follows: the gold medal went to Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus, the silver medal went to Katerine Savard of Canada, and bronze was shared by Elena Gemo and Silvia Di Pietro.

In the men's 100 metre backstroke final, Japanese swimmer Yuki Shirai became the winner. Australia's Benjami Treffers placed second. The bronze medal went to Jacob Pebley of the USA.

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Universiade. Day 7. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

The women's 200 metre backstroke race resulted in the victory of Madison Wilson of Australia. The silver medal went to Daryna Zevina of Ukraine, and Hayle White of Australia took bronze.

The winner in the men's 100 metre breaststroke final was Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan. Mikhail Alexandrov representing the USA took second place. Italian swimmer Edoardo Giorgetti won the bronze medal.

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Universiade. Day 8. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

In the men's 1500 metre freestyle race, American swimmer Sean Ryan became the winner, Kohei Yamamoto won silver, and Sergii Frolov of Ukraine took bronze.

Russian swimmers Danila Izotov and Nikita Lobintsev placed first and second respectively in the men's 200 metre freestyle event, whilst Pawel Korzeniowski of Poland became bronze medallist.

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Universiade. Day 10. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

The winner in the women's 100 metre breaststroke race was Yulia Efimova of Russia. Representative of Ireland Fiona Doyle landed second, and Laura Sogar of the USA was third.

Aliaksandra Herasimenia, who represents Belarus, won the gold medal in the women's 100 metre freestyle event. She was followed by Russia's Veronika Popova, and American athlete Megan Romano placed third.

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The final competition of the third swimming competition day was the men's 200 metre individual medley, where Justi James of Australia became the winner, and silver and bronze went to Japanese swimmers Hiromasa Fujimori and Takahiro Tsutsumi.

In the men's 200 metre breaststroke race, Russian swimmer Viatcheslav Sinkevich became the winner, Yukihiro Takahashi of Japan won silver, and Luca Pizzini took bronze.

Benjamin Treffers of Australia placed first in the men's 50 metre backstroke event, Russian athlete Vladimir Morozov placed second, and Stefano Pizzamiglio of Italy was third.

 In men's 200 metre butterfly race, Bence Biczo of Hungary became the proud winner, Kenta Hirai of Japan placed second, and Stefanos Dimitriadis og Greece won bronze.

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Universiade. Day 12. Swimming. © RIA Novosti

In the women's 1500 metre freestyle event, American swimmers Stephanie Peacock and Ashley Steenvoorden placed first and second respectively, whilst bronze went to Rita Caramignoli of Italy.

The winner in the women's 100 metre backstroke race was Anastasia Zueva of Russia. Representative of the USA Megan Romano landed in second position, and Madison Wilson of Australia was third.

Viktoriya Andreeva, who represents Russia, won the gold medal in the women's 200 metre individual medley event. The winners of second and third places were American athletes Sarah Henry and Melanie Margalis.

The final competition of the fourth swimming competition day was the women's 4x200 metre freestyle relay, where the American athletes placed first, silver went to Russia, and bronze went to the Canadians.

In the men's 100 metre freestyle event, Russian athletes Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev took first and second places, and Michele Santucci of Italy placed third.

In the men's 800 metre freestyle event, gold went to Kohei Yamamoto of Japan, Ukrainian athlete Sergii Frolov finished the race second, Eric William Hedlin of Canada won bronze.

In the women's 200 metre breaststroke event, Russian champion Yulia Efimova became the proud winner of gold, Laura Sogar of the USA came second, and Mio Motegi of Japan was third.

In the women's 100 metre butterfly event, the winner was Katerine Savard of Canada. Representative of China Fan Guo landed in second position, and Nao Kobayashi of Japan was third.

In the men's 100 metre butterfly event, first and second places went to Pawel Korzeniowski of Poland and Yauhen Tsurkin of Belarus respectively, and Evgeny Koptelov of Russia placed third.

in the men's 50 metre breaststroke race, Gliulio Andrea Zorzi of South Africa won gold, second was Italian athlete Andrea Toniato, and Russian swimmer Vladimir Morozov placed third.

In the men's 4x200 metre freestyle relay, the Russia team managed to win gold, silver went to the US swimmers, and the Australian team won bronze.

In the men's 200 metre backstroke event, gold went to American swimmer John Conger, who really deserved it, silver went to Yuki Shirai, and Jacob Pebley of the USA won bronze.

In the women's 200 metre freestyle event, Russian champion Viktoriya Andreeva became the proud winner of gold, another Russian swimmer Veronika Popova placed second, and Caitlin McClatchey of Great Britain won bronze.

In the women's 800 metre freestyle event, the winner was Martina De Memme of Italy. Second and third places went to American athlete Stephanie Peacock and Ashley Steenvoorden respectively.

In the women's decisive 50 metre backstroke event, Anastasia Zueva of Russia finished the race first, Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus was second, and Madison Wilson of Australia was third.

In the women's 50 metre freestyle event, the winner was Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus. Representative of France Anna Santamans placed second, and third place went to Megan Romano of the USA. In the same category for men, the gold medal went to Russian swimmer Vladimir Morozov, silver was won by Andrey Grechin of Russia, and the bronze medal went to Andrii Govorov of Ukraine.

In the women's 50 metre breaststroke final, the winner was Russian athlete Yulia Efimova, Petra Chocova of the Czech Republic placed second, and Valentina Artemeva of Russia won bronze.

In the women's 200 metre butterfly final, Kona Fujita of Japan won gold, another Japanese swimmer Nao Kobayashi took silver, and Yana Martynova of Russia took bronze.

The winner in the women's 4x100 metre medley relay was the Russian team. The Italian athletes placed second, and USA team placed third. In the same category for men, the winners were the Russian athletes, silver went to the Japanese team, and the USA took bronze.

In the women's 400 metre freestyle event, the gold medal went to Martina De Memme of Italy. Russian athlete Elena Sokolova landed in second position, and Caitlin McClatchey of Great Britain won bronze.

The winner in the men's 400 metre individual medley final was American swimmer Michael Weiss. The silver medal went to Takeharu Fujimori of Japan. Lewis James Selkirk of Great Britain took home bronze.

In the men's 10 km open water final, the winner was Matteo Furlan of Italy. Romain Beraud of France placed second, and German athlete Andreas Waschburger placed third.
In the women's 10 km open water final, the winner was Ashley Twichell of the USA. Aurora Posele of Italy won the silver medal, and bronze was taken by Karla Sitic of Croatia.

 

R-Sport, July 17