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28 July 2021, 16:16

Tokyo 2020: Anastasiya Shkurdai, Alina Zmushka out of semifinals

Anastasiya Shkurdai
Anastasiya Shkurdai

TOKYO, 28 July (BelTA) – Belarusian swimmers Anastasiya Shkurdai and Alina Zmushka have missed out on the Tokyo 2020 semifinals in the 100m Freestyle and 200m Breaststroke respectively, BelTA has learned.

Anastasiya Shkurdai finished 28th in the Women's 100m Freestyle preliminary heats clocking 55.17 seconds. Emma McKeon of Australia touched in first in 52.13 setting a new Olympic record. The top three also included Siobhan Bernadette Haughey of Hong Kong (52.70) and Anna Hopkin of the UK (52.75).

Alina Zmushka placed 26th in the Women's 200m Breaststroke clocking 2:27.59. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa (2:29.16) finished first with a new Olympic record. Lilly King of the United States (2:22.10) and Russia's Evgenia Chikunova (2:22.16) made it to the top three.

Photos by Denis Kostyuchenko, NOC - BelTA

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