During the morning session of the third competitive day of the Russian Swimming Championship, the FINA Development Centre scholarship holders Musa Zhalayev (Turkmenistan) and Arina Baikova (Latvia) performed.
Musa competed in two short events: the first start — 50m backstroke (27.85), the second — 50m freestyle (24.50).
'Today I swam 2 distances, I am satisfied with the results of my performance, at the same time I have something to work on. I am grateful to the FINA Development Centre for the opportunity to take part in the Russian Championship, to compete with the best swimmers of Russia,' - said Musa Zhalayev.
Arina Baikova performed at 200m backstroke and showed the result 2:20.21.
In the evening programme, 5 finals were held, the winners received their medals in the following events: 200m backstroke (women), 100m butterfly (men), 100m freestyle (women), 800m freestyle (men), relay 4×100m freestyle (mixed, men and women).