National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus
8 November 2021
Shymanovich won second gold at the 2021 Eurochamp Short Course Swimming in Kazan

Ilya Shymanovich of Belarus won second gold at the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia.

The Belarusian clocked 25.25 seconds to win the Men's 50m Breaststroke. Ilya Shymanovich repeated the world record set by Cameron van der Burgh of the South Africa in November 2009.

Silver went to Turkey's Emre Sakci (25.39). Nicolo Martinenghi of Italy (25.54).

Earlier, Ilya Shymanovich also won gold in the Men's 200m breaststroke and silver in the Men's 100m Breaststroke.

Belarus' Anastasia Shkurdai won silver in the Women's 100m Butterfly.

National Olympic Committee of Belarus  congratulates Shymanovich  the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan.

“Dear Ilya, once again you showed the best result, winning the second gold medal of the European Championships and repeating the world record.

Maximum concentration of will and ardent desire to win led you to another triumph. This success was also achieved thanks to the work of your coaches, who put all their skill and experience into your preparation.

I wish you new records and all the best!” the message of greetings runs.


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