The Swimming Cup of the Republic of Tatarstan has continued in Kazan today.
The second competition day opened with a 50m backstroke distance. The FINA Development Centre was represented by Bisma Khan (Pakistan) and Musa Zhalaev (Turkmenistan). Bisma swam in 31.80, Musa set a personal best – 27.86.
Arina Baikova (Latvia) with time of 2:05.13 became the best in the 200m freestyle event. 'There have been some mistakes that need to be worked on, but overall I'm happy with the result. The coach praised me for how I swam the first half of the distance', commented Arina.
The last was Musa Zhalaev, his time in the 200m freestyle was 1:59.40.
Competitions will be held in the pool «Akcharlak» until September 12 and are aimed at identifying the best swimmers of the Republic of Tatarstan. For the athletes of the FINA Development Centre, this is an opportunity to feel the competitive spirit and see the result of training in Kazan.