Flanders Speedo Cup
21 and 22 January Elite Squad of the “Energy Standard Club” attended at the 14th international Flanders Speedo Cup which was hosted by Flemish Swimming Federation under the aegis of the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN).
The Cup was held during weekend on Saturday 21/01 and Sunday 22/01 in the city in Belgium Antwerp - the small charming town with cultural heritage. Port of Antwerpen is one of the biggest in the world, ranking second in Europe.
A lot of worlds famous swimming stars came to compete at this event and among them were: Hosszu Katinka, Mireia Belmonte Garcia, Ruta Miliute, Adam Barrett, Louis Kroenen and many other top level athletes.
During two competition days in Belgium our athletes broke event records 4-times and won seven gold medals, five silver medals and three bronze medals.
Rylov Yevgeny was on the top at the all his distances and set three event records: in the 100m backstroke at the prelim (54.19) and then in final heat (53.93) and in the 50m backstroke (25.12).
Romanchuk Mikhail broke the event record in the 1500m freestyle with time 15.05,57. Gold medal Mikhail won in the 400m freestyle - 3.48,00, which is his personal best result! Silver medal he won at 400m medley - 4.20,02 and bronze in the 200m freestyle-1.49,98.
Frolov Sergey set the event record at 800m freestyle, his time is 8.04,08 . Also Sergey won a silver medal 400m freestyle - 3.53,93.
Khloptsov Andrey two times winner at the Flanders Meet! He surpassed his rivals at the 50m butterfly (23.90) and 50m freestyle (22.76 - Personal best).
Two silver medals were won by Zevina Darina at distances 100m and 50m backstroke with the results- 1.03,35 and 29,41.
Sergey Shevtsov is the silver medalist at 100m freestyle with a time 49.93.
The first place by FINA points got Michail Romanchuk and on the second place is Rylov Evgeny.
Our congratulations to the athletes and coaches with the perfect beginning of the new swimming season!