At the world championship by water kinds of sports has rocked the most that neither is sensation: the main competitor of the Russian Yulia Efimova American Lilly king was disqualified during the preliminary heats, which caused a storm of indignation in the United States.
In South Korea’s Gwangju, where the world championship by water kinds of sports, ended the next day, which was super successful for the Russian national team, informs “the Russian Dialogue.”
The star of the national swimming Yulia Efimova won his sixth gold medal at the world Championships. It happened in the 200m breaststroke, where the final swim was preceded by a huge scandal. The fact that during the preliminary heats suspension obtained main rival Efimova American Lilly king.
The athlete did wrong the first corner and received severe penalties from the judges – it was removed from the competition.
The decision of the judiciary caused resentment among the American team, which immediately filed a protest, but the verdict remained unchanged.
In the absence of the king Efimova became the main favorite of the final, the Russian and his status justified, by demonstrating the result 2.20,17. For the victory of the Russian athlete from the United States watched from the stands.
The second place took the representative of South Africa Tatiana Sunmaker. The top three winners locked Sidney Pickrem from Canada.
Overall, Friday turned out to be fruitful for the Russian team. In addition to the “gold” Efimova, Evgeny Rylov triumphal at a distance of 200 meters backstroke and Anton Chuprov with the world record won the 200-meter breaststroke.
Additionally, the men’s Russian team in the relay 4 by 200 freestyle he won the silver medal.
In the overall medal standings Russia occupies the second place. In the asset of our team 25 medals, 12 of them gold. Lead the Chinese table with 16 gold medals.