BERLIN, August 30 /TASS/. Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has won two bronze medals at 100 m breaststroke and 200 m IM on short course on the first day of the second stage of the 2016 FINA World Cup in Berlin.
In 100m breaststroke, Efimova (1.03, 17) came third after Katie Meili (1.02,92) of the United States and Alia Atkinson (1.03,10) of Japan. Efimova’s result in 200 m IM is 2.06,93. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu won gold (2.05,57) and her compatriot Zsuzsanna Jakabos took silver (2.06, 29).
A Russian mixed swimming team, comprising Yulia Efimova, Stanislav Donets, Vladimir Morozov and Darya Ustinova won a 4 x50 m medley race IM (1.39,77). The Australians were second and the Americans were third.
Russian swimmers won another six medals on the first day of the competitions, which are finishing on August 31.