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Camille Lacourt grabs gold in 50m backstroke event

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R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya
09.08.2015, 17:47 Sport
The first final has concluded as we speak at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan. Eight best swimmers of the world competed for podium spots in the men’s 50m backstroke event.

Camille Lacourt of France claimed gold after finishing the race with a time of 24.23. American swimmer Matt Grevers clocked 24.61 which brought him silver medal. Australia’s Ben Treffers rounded out the podium in third place with 24.69.

FINA Worlds 2015. Swimming.

Men. 50m backstroke

1.     Camille LACOURT (FRA) – 24.23

2.     Matt GREVERS (USA) – 24.61

3.     Ben TREFFERS (AUS) –  24.69

Kazan Arena Stadium. August 9.

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