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Russian swimmers win 11 sets of medals at FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)

December 10, 2016, 7:00 UTC+3 MOSCOW

The championship will end on December 12

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MOSCOW, December 10. /TASS/. The Russian team won two golds and two silvers on the fourth day of the FINA World Swimming Championships in Canada’s Windsor (25 m). Russian swimmers have for the first time won 11 sets of medals in total at the World Swimming Championships (25 m).

After the fourth day of competitions, Russian swimmers already hold 11 sets of medals ― four golds, five silvers and two bronzes. The last record of the Russian team at the world championships (25 m) was 10 sets of medals (4-4-2) in Dubai in 2010.

The Russian team (Alexey Bryansky, Nikita Lobintsev, Alexander Popkov, Vladimir Morozov) won gold in men’s 4 x 50 meters freestyle relay on the fourth day of the championship. Swimmer Veronika Popova also won silver in women’s 400 meters freestyle. Morozov also won silver in men’s 50 meters freestyle. Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Mikhail Vekovischev, Artyom Lobuzov and Alexander Krasnykh won gold in men’s 4 x 200 meters freestyle relay.

The championship will end on December 12.

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