The Russian team won two gold and two silver medals in the fourth day of the world championship on swimming on short water which passes in canadian Windsor. Our swimmers for the first time in history was able to win 11 medals at a single world championship pool 25m length
After the fourth day of the competition Russian team took 11 medals: four gold, five silver and two bronze. The previous highest achievement of the Russian team at the world Championships on short water was ten medals (4-4-2) at the tournament in Dubai in 2010.
The fourth day opened the men’s relay 4×50 m freestyle, where the national team of Russia in the Bryansk Alexei, Nikita Lobintsev, Alexander Popkov and Vladimir Morozov won gold medals.
Then Veronika Popova won the silver medal in the men’s 400 m freestyle. Medal Popova became the first female Russian national team on this tournament in the individual disciplines.
Morozov also won the silver medal on a distance of 50 m freestyle, in addition, on the fourth day, he finished sixth in the 100m individual medley.
In the final swim of the day, the Russian men’s team consisting of Michael Dovgaluk, Michael Vekovischev, Artem Lobuzov Alexander Krasnov won the gold medal in the relay 4 by 200 meter freestyle.
Competition in Windsor will be completed in the night of December 12, reminds TASS.