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Belarusians win three medals at FINA Swimming World Cup 2017 in Berlin

Swimmer Pavel Sankovich won a bronze medal at the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017 in the men's 100m backstroke clocking 50.70 seconds. Polish swimmer Radoslaw Kawecki won gold with 49.97 seconds, while Japanese Masaki Kaneko clocked 50.29 seconds to come in second.

In the men's 200m butterfly qualification Yevgeny Tsurkin managed to reach the decisive stage with a new national record - 1 min. 54.79 seconds. The previous achievement, established in 2013, also belonged to Yevgeny and was 1 min. 55.30 seconds. In the finals, the Belarusian athlete showed eighth time in 1 min. 55.05 seconds.

Another new national achievement at the World Cup in Berlin was set by Ilya Shimanovich, who updated Belarus' record in the men's 50m breaststroke qualifier - 26.16 seconds. In the final, Ilya became fourth, but improved his own achievement - 26.06 seconds.

All in all, Belarusian swimmers won three awards at the second stage of the World Cup in Berlin in the 25-meter pool. Yevgeny Tsurkin finished second in the men's 50m butterfly and Ilya Shimanovich came in third in the final of the 100m breaststroke event.

The third stage of the swimming World Cup will be held on August 11-12 in Eindhoven.

Belarusian swimmer Pavel Sankovich wins bronze at World Cup in Berlin