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Miron Lifintsev Drops 52.34 In 100 Backstroke, Breaks Kliment Kolesnikov’s World Junior Report


The second evening of the 2024 Russian Swimming Championships received off to a quick begin with a brand new World Junior file within the males’s 100 backstroke.

After already making his mark on these championships with a large finest time of 52.66 on Sunday, 18-year-old Russian teenager Miron Lifintsev cranked out a brand new World Junior Report along with his gold medal-winning time of 52.34. His swim comfortably overtook the earlier file of 52.53 set by Kliment Kolesnikov on the 2018 European Championships.

Lifinsev’s record-breaking time was largely on account of his quick opening pace, the place he flipped virtually two tenths beneath file tempo on the midway mark, 25.34 to 25.53. He matched Kolesnikov’s final 50 right down to the hundredth to interrupt the file by 0.19.

Splits Comparability:

Miron Lifintsev‘s New World Junior Report:
First 50m 25.34 25.53
Second 50m 27.00 27.00
Complete Time 52.34 52.53

Former file holder Kolesnikov was in tonight’s race, and he took runner-up standing with a good clocking of 52.80. Final July, he notched a 51.82 on this occasion to change into the 2nd quickest performer of all-time. Defending Olympic Champion Evgeny Rylov (53.13) touched fifth within the closing tonight, nicely off his finest time of 51.97 from 2019.

Lifintsev has showcased a gradual development on this occasion over the previous two years, beginning along with his 56.12 from July of 2022 when he was simply 16-years-old. He left that age group with a sooner time of 55.12 earlier than chipping away at it over the previous 12 months and a half. He has now damaged 53-seconds on three separate events.

Lifintsev’s Development In The 100m Backstroke:

Ultimate Time Month/Yr
56.12 July 2022
55.12 July 2022
54.74 April 2023
53.52 April 2023
53.27 July 2023
53.14 July 2023
52.96 July 2023

Lifintsev’s High 5 100m Backstroke Performances:

  1. *52.34 — April 2024, Russian Championships
  2. 52.66 — April 2024, Russian Championships
  3. 52.96 — July 2023, Russian Swimming Cup
  4. 53.14 — July 2023, Russian Swimming Cup
  5. 53.27 — July 2023, Russian Swimming Cup

Lifintsev now ranks third total on this planet to this point this season. For comparability’s sake, his time from semifinals (52.62) in addition to his new file swim (52.34) would have each received the current Doha World Championships. American Hunter Armstrong received that race with a time of 52.68, though he’s been a a lot sooner 51.98 throughout his storied profession.

2 Thomas
ITA 52.27 10/08
3 Miron
RUS 52.62 04/14
4 Hunter
USA 52.68 02/13
5 Oliver
GBR 52.70 04/03

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