Day No 13 of 16th World Championships in Kazan at swimming is memorised by many major Aquatic events as Lazslo Cseh, Adam Peaty, Katie Ledecky, Sun Yang gold’s races and poor disqualification of Russian challenger for Global title in 100 m free in the semi-final Vladimir Morozov.
First in the event was No 2 of season’s rating Cameron MakYevoy from Australia with 47,94, Chinese crawl swimmer Ning Zetao was the second (48,13) and Federico Grabish from Argentina finished third (48,20). Alexandre Sukhorukov from Russia swam for final with seventh time of 48,40. World’s season leader of the event and the main challenger for title Vlad Morozov, who was only breaking magic 47 seconds in free relay 4×100 m, alas, had one disqualified or false start.
The first gold of the day in the swimming pool of “Kazan Arena”was posted by Hungarian Aqua veteran 29-years-old Laszlo Cseh, who finished first in men’s 200 m fly event with 1.53,48. Olympic champion of the event in Londan-2012 Chad le Clos from RSA finished only 0,20 second less (1.53,68). Bronze took Polish Jan Switkowski (1.54,10).
Fantastic American crawl swimmer Katie Ledecky set her 3rd World title in Kazan, now in women’s 200 m free (1.55,16). The American had already established twice a new Planet’s record in 1500 m free and had was on the top of podium in 400 m freestyle. Italian Goldfish and model Federica Pellegrini finished the second with 1.55,32, ahead of another American girl Missy Franklin (1.55,49).
British World record-holder Adam Peaty won a gold medal in the final event of 50 m breast (26,51). Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) finished second with a time of 26,66, Kevin Cordes from USA set a bronze (26,86).
Sun Yang from China became 2 times World champion in crawl distances. After 400 m in freestyle, he won 800 m freestyle final race with a 7.39,96. Later he took also silver in the 200 m free. Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri had a silver time of 7.40,81 and Mack Horton from Australia set a bronze with ORTON 7.44,02.
The Great Britain band took gold in the 4×100 m medley mixt relay final and also set a new World record with 3.41,71, USA became silver (3.43,27) and Germany with a time of 3.44,13 took a third place on the podium. Russian team finished only fifth.
Photos: G. Sysoev, A. Vilf (RIA Novosti)