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SWC 2017, Moscow Day 2, Very fast Sjostrom (SWE) swims second WR of the meet

With two World Records in the 50 and 100m freestyle Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) was the central figure of the Moscow leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017.

After breaking the World Record in the 50m free (23.10), Sarah Sjostrom got her second 10 000 USD check for her incredible victory in the 100m free, clocking 50.77.

The previous record holder Cate Campbell (AUS), who set the mark in November 2015 (50.91), placed third this evening in 51.59. Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) touched second (51.14).

Swimming World Cup 2017

SWC 2017, Moscow, Day 1 - A welcome World Record for Sjostrom (SWE) in 50 free

The women’s 50 free final at the end of the evening session was the highlight of the first day of the Moscow leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017, that opened the first cluster of the short course annual Series.

Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) made a successful victory, breaking the world record in 23.10. Sjostrom improved the result of Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED), registered in December 2015 (23,24). The previous record holder herself touched second, clocking 23,39. Cate Campbell (AUS) placed third (23,96).

Swimming World Cup 2017

FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017: an enhanced experience!

Tens of millions of aquatics fans worldwide are set for a two week feast of world class sport starting with the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest (HUN, July 14-30) followed by the first leg of the pioneering FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup held in Moscow (RUS, August 2-3). 

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PR 39 - Innovative concept for the 2017 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup

FINA is happy to present the 2017 edition of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup, which will incorporate a series of innovations, aiming at attracting more Stars and improve the exposure and visibility of this top-level event.

Held between August and November, this year’s competition (in 25m-pool) will comprise nine legs in accordance with the following circuit:

Cluster 1
Moscow (RUS), August 2-3
Berlin (GER), August 6-7
Eindhoven (NED), August 11-12

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