© / Maxim BogodvidSwimming. Russian championship. Sixth day
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MOSCOW, 23 Jul – Russian champion Arina Surkova won the International Friendship Games competition and the Russian Cup Final in Kazan in the 100m butterfly.
The athlete showed the result of 57.58 seconds. The second was Svetlana Chimrova (57.64 seconds), the third – the representative of Belarus Anastasia Kulyashova (57.80).
Margarita Ershova won the 1500m freestyle (16:17.11). Silver went to Polina Kozyakina (16:31.25), Sofia Dyakova won the bronze medal (16:33.90).
Nikolai Zuev won the men’s 200m backstroke (1:57.44). The second was Alexey Tkachev (1:57.86), the third – Dmitry Savenko (1:58.10). Olympic champion Evgeny Rylov finished fourth (1:58.20).
International swimming competitions “Friendship Games” will last in Kazan until July 25.
In March, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) suspended Russian and Belarusian athletes from participating in competitions due to the situation in Ukraine.