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05 November 2021, 09:17

Shymanovich wins silver at 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships

Ilya Shymanovich. An archive photo
Ilya Shymanovich. An archive photo

MINSK, 5 November (BelTA) – Ilya Shymanovich of Belarus clocked 55.77 to touch in second in the Men's 100m Breaststroke at the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, BelTA has learned.

Nicolo Martinenghi of Italy won the event in 55.63. Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands took bronze in 55.79.

The Belarusian clocked the best time of 55.45 in the Men's 100m Breaststroke qualification, setting a European record and improving the time he clocked in Glasgow 2019.

The European Short Course Swimming Championships is held under the auspices of the European Swimming League (LEN). On 7 December 2019, Kazan was unanimously selected as the host city for the 2021 event at the LEN bureau meeting in Glasgow. Until 2013, the championship was held annually, and then it was held in odd-numbered years.

The 2024 LEN European Aquatics Championships will be staged in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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