Thursday, June 21, 2018

UrFU student Yevgeny Smirnov sets national record during swim championship

Ural Federal University student Yevgeny Smirnov set a national record in diving during the Russian National Team championships in Chelyabinsk.

Smirnov broke the previous national record in the 800 meter swimming event. He also placed third in the 400 meter event.

Next, Smirnov will begin training to compete in the World Games scheduled for late July in Columbia, as well as Kazan's World Championship in August. Russia will send a total of 170 athletes to the upcoming international swimming events.