Kliment Kolesnikov was considered one of three swimmers to set a person world report throughout the 2020 ISL Last, doing so with a jaw-dropping 48.58 in the 100 backstroke main off the Vitality Normal males’s 400 medley relay.
That swim broke the earlier mark of 48.88 set by China’s Xu Jiayu in 2018. Previous to that swim, Kolesnikov owned the report for just below a yr in 48.90.
Following the Russian’s excellent opening leg, his Vitality Normal teammates Ilya Shymanovich (55.38), Chad Le Clos (48.53) and Florent Manaudou (45.79) introduced the membership in for a ultimate time of three:18.28, placing them virtually a full second underneath the prevailing world report of three:19.16.
Regardless of it being the quickest relay of all-time, Vitality Normal’s swim gained’t rely as an official world report resulting from the truth that the swimmers signify multiple nation internationally. This was additionally the case in Vitality Normal’s wins within the girls’s and males’s 400 free relays. The Cali Condor girls set the world record in their medley relay as a result of all 4 swimmers are from the USA. Vitality Normal additionally posted the quickest relay of all-time within the 400 combined freestyle, however world information aren’t formally acknowledged in that occasion.
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