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17 December 2021, 09:52

Anastasiya Shkurdai into 2021 FINA World Swimming Championships final

Anastasiya Shkurdai. An archive photo
Anastasiya Shkurdai. An archive photo

MINSK, 17 December (BelTA) – Anastasiya Shkurdai of Belarus has reached the women's 100m backstroke final at the 2021 FINA World Swimming Championships, BelTA has learned.

She clocked 56.65 seconds to show the sixth best time of the day. Louise Hansson of Sweden showed the best time of 55.05 seconds. Second were Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands and Rhyan White of the United States (56.05).

The women's 400m medley event was won by Canada's Tessa Tielpucha (4:25.55). Second was Ireland's Ellen Walshe (4:26.52). Bronze went to Melanie Margalis of the United States (4:26.63).

Sioghan Bernadette Haughey of Hong Kong won the women's 200m freestyle in 1:50.31. Canada's Rebecca Smith was second (1:52.24). Third was Paige Madden of the United States (1:53.01).

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