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Yuliya Efimova strikes gold in 100m breaststroke

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R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya
04.08.2015, 20:29 Sport
The women’s 100m breaststroke final has ended a short time ago at the FINA World Championships in Kazan. The world’s eight best swimmers competed for medals.

Russia’s Yuliya Efimova, London 2012 bronze medallist, hit the touchpad with the best time (1:05.66) to grab gold. Silver went to Olympic champion from Lithuania, Ruta Meilutyte who finished the heat in 1:06.36. Alia Atkinson, a swimmer from Jamaica, ended up in third place after clocking in with a time of1:06.42.

FINA Worlds 2015. Swimming.

Women. 100m breaststroke.

1.     Yuliya EFIMOVA (RUS) – 1:05.66

2.     Ruta MEILUTYTE (LTU) – 1:06.36

3.     Alia ATKINSON (JAM) – 1:06.42

Kazan Arena Stadium. August 4.

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