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Florent Manaudou seizes world crown in men’s 50m freestyle final

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R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya
08.08.2015, 17:48 Sport
The second final heat has concluded just moments ago at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan. The world’s eight best swimmers competed in the men’s 50m freestyle.

France’s Florent Manaudou became the winner of the final race hitting the wall with a time of 21.19. By the way, the French swimmer had already claimed gold in the 50m butterfly the other day. US athlete, Nathan Adrian, came second in today’s event, his result being 21.52. Bruno Fratus of Brazil took bronze, stopping the watch at 21.55, just 0.01 seconds ahead of Russian swimmer Vladimir Morozov.

FINA Worlds 2015. Swimming

Men. 100m freestyle.

1. Florent MANAUDOU (FRA) – 21.19

2. Nathan ADRIAN (USA) – 21.52

3. Bruno FRATUS (BRA)  - 21.55

Kazan Arena Stadium. August 8

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