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Serbian Swimming Team at the
 17th World Champs Budapest 2017
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 Budapest, Hungary, Danube Aquatics Center - 50 m pool, July 23 - 30, 2017
Budapest 2017

This page covers all activities of the participants of the Serbian Swimming Team, at the World Champs - Budapest 2017


July 30, 2017................................................................................................................
Day-8 - Serbia's record holder Anja Crevar - 22nd in the W 400 IM...

Budapest
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-8, the last one at the Worlds, the last 4 events were set in the morning heats (W 400 IM, M 400 IM, 4x100 medley relay & M 400 medley relay). In the last evening finals, two WRs and two CRs were set. In the W 50 breast, Lilly King (USA) earned gold and the world title in 29.40 (WR). The new world champions also became: in the M 400 IM Chase Kalisz (USA) - 4:05.90 CR; in the W 50 free Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) -23.69; in the W 50 back Camille Lacourt (FRA) -24.35; in the W 400 IM Katinka Hosszu (HUN)- 4:29.33 CR; in the M 1500 free Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) -14.35.85; in the W 4x100 medlay relay, USA Team - 3:51.55 (WR) and in the M 4x100 medlay relay, USA Team (3:27.91)... Find here the full complete Day-8 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team on the Day-8 of the World Championships in the morning prelims, the national record holder Anja Crevar placed 22nd (of 27 participants) with the time of 4:48.53 and didn't earned position for the evening final.
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 Lilly King (USA) - the queen of the last day of the Championships in Budapest...



July 29, 2017...................................................................................................................
Day-7 - Sarah Sjostom (SWE) - WR and CR in the evening SFs & Finals...

Budapest
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-7 in the Hungarian capital, more 5 new disciplines were in the program in the morning heats (W 50 free, M 50 back, W 50 breast Mixed relay 4x100 free and M 1500 free). Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) in the W 50 fly final (24.60) sets new CR, while half an hour later, new WR in the W 50 free Semi Finals (23.67). USA team in the Mixed relay 4x100 free also sets WR (3:19.60). New world campions this evening became aslo: in the M 50 free Remel Caeleb Dressel (USA) - 21.15. He later on earned also gold medal in the M 100 fly (49.86). In the W 800 free Katie  Ledecky (USA) earned gold wit the time of 8:12.68. In the W 200 back new world champion became Emily Seebohm (AUS) - 2:05.68. Find here the full complete Day-7 Official Results.
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The Serbain Swim Team on the Day-7 of the World Championships did not have the participants in today's morning prelims...
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 S.Sjostrom (SWE) - twice top world swum times - in the W 50 fly and W 50 free ...



July 28, 2017............................................................................................................................
Day-6 - Serbian participants missed Semi Finals today...

A.Chupkov
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-6 in the Hungarian capital, more 6 disciplines were in the program in the morning heats (M 50 free, W 50 fly, M 100 fly, W 200 back, M 4x200 free relay and W 800 free). Anton Chupkov (RUS) in the evening finals set new CR, ER in the M 200 breast and earned world highest position (2:06.96). Beside him, the new world champions also became: in the W 100 free Simone Manuel (USA) - 52.77; in the M 200 back Evgeny Rylov (RUS) - 1:53.61 (ER); in the W 200 breast Yuliya Efimova (RUS) - 2:19.64; and in the M 4 x 200 free relay, GBR Team (7:01.70). Find here the full complete Day-6 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the morning prelims within the M 50 freestyle, Andrej Barna ranked 33rd (of 118 participants) with the time of 22.61; in the M 100 fly, Sebastian Sabo finished as 19th with the time of 52.16 and in the M 4x200 free relay, SRB Team (Stjepanovic, Nikolic, Sorak & Lendjer) ranked 15th ( of 17 participating men's relays) with the time of 7:18.68...
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 A.Chupkov (RUS) - three races and three new World, Champs and European Records...



July 27, 2017........................................................................................................................
Day-5 - Serbia's Vuk Celic - 25th in the M 200 Back...

Budapest
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-5 in Budapest, more 5 disciplines were in the program in the morning heats (W 100 fly, M 200 back, W 200 breast, M 200 breast and W 4x200 free relay). In the M 200 breast Russia's Anton Chupkov in the heats and SFs, two times sets the new CR (ER) - 2:07.14... The new world campions became this evening: in the M 200 IM Chase Kalisz (USA) - 1:55.56; in the M 100 free Remel Caeleb Dressel (USA)  -47.17; in the W 50 back, Etiene Medeiros (BRA) - 27.14 (AR); in the W 200 fly Mireia Belmonte (ESP)- 2:05.26 and in the W 4x200 free relay, USA Team - 7:43.39.  Find here the full complete Day-5 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the M 200 back, Vuk Celic placed 25th in the morning prelims (of 44 participants) with the time of 2:00.27 (LBT)..
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 M.G.Belmonte (ESP) - on the world top in the Women's 200 butterly...



July 26, 2017.......................................................................................................................
Day-4 - Velimir Stjepanovic - 12th in the M 100 Free SF...

F.Pellegrini
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-4 of the Swimming events in Budapest, 5 new disciplines were in the program in the morning heats (W 50 back, M 100 free, W 200 fl, M 200 IM and Mixed relay 4x100 free). Two new WRs were set by the USA mixed relay 4x100 (in the heats 3:40.28 and in the evening final (3:38.56). The new world campions became: in the W 200 free Federica Pellegrini (ITA) - 1:54.73; in the M 200 fly Chad Le Closs (RSA) - 1:53.33; in the M 50 breast Adam Peaty (GBR) - 25.99; in the M 800 free Gabriele Detti (ITA) - 7:40.77, and in the 4x100 free mixed, USA team (3:38.56 WR). Find here the full complete Day-4 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the M 100 free, Velimir Stjepanovic placed 16th in the morning preliminaries (of 113 participants) with the time of 48.80 and earned the position for SFs. In the evening SFs, Stjepanovic ranked 12th with the time of 48.66 and missed to find himself in final... Stefan Sorak, in the M 200 IM morning heats ranked 29th (of 44 competitors) with the time of 2:03.45...
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 F.Pellegrini (ITA) - world title in the W 200 free (7th consecutive medal from 2005).



July 25, 2017......................................................................................................................
Day-3 - Caba Siladji - 12th in the M 50 Breast SF...

A.Peaty
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-3 of the Swimming competition in Budapest, 4 disciplines were in the program (M 50 breast, W 200 free, M 200 fly and M 800 free). After the evening finals, three new WRs were set.  The new world campions became:in the M 200 free, Yang Sun (CHN) in 1:44.39 /ASR/; in the W 1500 free Katie Ledecky (USA) in 15:31.82; in the W 100 back Jacqueline Kylie Masse (CAN) with the time of 58.10 /WR/; in the M 100 back Jiayu Xu (CHN) in 52.44, and in the W 100 breast Lilly King (USA) with the time of 1:04.13 /WR. In the M 50 breast Semi Finals Adam Peaty (GBR) set new world top time 25.95 /WR/... Find here the complete  Day-3 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the M 50 breast, Caba Siladji placed 13th in the morning preliminaries (of 81 participants) with the time of 27.27 and earned the position for SFs. In the evening SFs, unfortunately Siladji ranked 12th with the time of 27.18 despite better than in the heats, he missed to find himself in final...
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 Adam Pearty (GBR) - new World Record in the M 50 breast Semi Finals (25.95)...



July 24, 2017......................................................................................................................
Day-2 - Velimir Stjepanovic - 12th in the M 200 Free SF...

V.Stjepanovic
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-2 of the Swimming competition, 5 disciplines were in the program (W 100 back, M 100 Back, W 100 Breast, M 200 Free and W 1500 free). After the evening finals, the new world campions became: in the M 100 breast, Adam Peaty (GBR) with the time of 57.47 CR; in the W 100 fly, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) in 55.53 CR; in the M 50 fly Benjamin Proud (GBR) with the time of 22.75; in the W 200 IM Katinka Hosszu (HUN) in 2:07.00.. Find here the complete  Day-2 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the M 200 free, Velimir Stjepanovic placed 12th in the morning preliminaries (73 participants) with the time of 1:47.05 and earned the position for SFs. In the evening SFs, unfortunately Stjepanovic again ranked 12th with the time of 1:46.82 and missed to find himself in final...
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 Velimir Stjepanovic (SRB) - finished the M 200 free as 12th in Semi Finals...



July 23, 2017......................................................................................................................
Day-1 - Serbia's Sebastian Sabo - 13th in the M 50 fly SF...

Budapest
(Budapest, HUN) - The Swimming Competition started today at the marvelous Danube Arena in the Hungarian capital...  On the Day-1, 8 disciplines were in the program (W 100 fly, M 400 free,  W 200 IM, M 50 fly, W 400 free, M 100 breast, M 4x100 free relay and W 4x100 free relay. After the evening finals, the new world campions became: in the M 400 free, Yang Sun (CHN) with the time of 3:41.38; in the W 400 free Katie Ledecky (USA) in 3:58.34 (CR); in the M 4x100 free, the USA Team (3:10.06) and in the W 4x100 free, the USA Team (3:31.72).  Have to be mentioned that in the W 400 free morning prelims, American star Katie Ledecky set also CR with the time 3:59.06... Find here the complete  Day-1 Official Results.
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From the Serbain Swim Team, in the M 50 fly, Sebastian Sabo in the prelims ranked 12th (23.51) and earned semi finals. In the evening SFs Sabo placed 13th (23.54). In the M 100 breast morning prelims, Caba Siladji ranked 23rd (1:00.28), while in the M 4x100 free relay, SRB Team (Stjepanovic, Sabo, Lendjer & barna) placed 9th (3:15.64)..
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 Katie Ledecky (USA) - two times broken the Champs Record in the W 400 free...



July 22, 2017............................................................................................................................
Fina Techical Meet decisions re. the Swimming Events...

(Budapest, HUN) - The FINA Technical Congress for the Swimming competition at the World Championships took place yesterday in the Hungarian capital. The main decisions approved by the National Federations’ representatives were as follows:

  Update on the number of required timekeepers;
  Redefinition of the Inspector of Turns’ role;
  Precision on the butterfly rules. From now on, underwater kicking on the side is not allowed;
  In medley events, on the freestyle section, the “swimmer" must be on the breast except when executing a turn.
     The swimmer must return to the breast before any kick or stroke. Moreover, each of the strokes must cover one quarter of the distance;
  Timing to 1/1000 of a second is no longer a possibility;
  World Records can only be established in water with less that 3gr/litre of salt.
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The Omegatiming, as the official timekeeper of the World championships issued the full complete Entry Lists and the Start List Book...



July 21, 2017............................................................................................................................
Full program - schedule of the Swimming events in Budapest... 





July 21, 2017....................................................................................................................
In the Men's 25k Reymond (FRA), in the Women's 25k Kunha (BRA)...

Balaton
(Balaton, HUN) - On the Day-7 of the World Champs, two longest OWS events at the distance of 25 km concluded both in the men's and women's categories. Within the Men's 25k race, among 25 swimmers Axel Reymond (FRA) earned gold medal with the time of 5:02:46,4. Silver went to Matteo Furlan ITA (5:02:47,0), while bronze, to Evgenii Drattcev RUS (5:02:49,8). Fourth and fifth placed in this event were the world OWS stars Simone Ruffini (ITA) and Chip Peterson (USA). Find here the complete Men's 25 K Official Results.
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Within the Women's 25 k race among 19 swimmers - participants, Ana Marcela Kunha (BRA) won with the time of 5:21:58,4; silver medal went to Sharon Van Rouwendaal (NED) who touched the finish board in 5:22:00,8, while bronze to Arianna Bridi (ITA) who concluded the race in 5:22:08,2. Far behind stayed Grimaldi (ITA), Muller (FRA) and other OWS world stars. Find here the complete Women's 25 k Official Results.
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 Ana Marcela Kunha (BRA) - her third medal in the World OWS events in Balaton...



July 20, 2017.......................................................................................................................
In the Mixed 5 K Team Race, France earned gold medal... 

Balaton
(Balaton, HUN) - On the Day-6 of the World Champs, the Mixed 5 K Team Event concluded at the Balaton. Overall, 19 teams (countries) participated. Final team ranking is as follows: 1/ FRANCE  54:05.9; 2/ USA  54.18.1; 3/ ITALY  54.31.0
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Marc-Antoine Olivier anchored the winning of the French relay team. Olivier earned his third medal of the World Championships, after a gold in the 5k race and a bronze in the M 10k. Second to the finish was the USA team who arrived 12.2 sec. behind the French team. Wilimovsky led the USA to the silver medal (his second silver in the Worlds); Twichell, the USA's second swimmer, a world champion in yesterday's W 5k, earned her second medal in Balaton. Casey who led off the relay and third leg swimmer Haley Anderson received their first world medals. Arriving 25.1 sec. behind the winners, were the Italian quartet anchored by Sanzullo to achieve 3rd place. Joining their teammates on the podium was leadoff swimmer Rachele Bruni (the 5th place in the W 10 K) and Giulia Gabbrielleschi who swam the second leg for the Italian team.. Find here the complete Mixed 5 k Official Results.
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 France's Mixed Team - new World Champion in the Balaton's 5 Km race...



July 19, 2017.....................................................................................................................
In the Women's 5 K Race, Jelena Jecanski placed 44th... 

Balaton
(Balaton, HUN) - On the Day-5 of the World Champs, the Women’s 5 K race concluded at the Balaton Lake. 58 competitors overall took part in this event. Gold medal and the World Champion title are earned by Ashley Twichell (USA) with the time of 59:07,00. Silver medal caught Aurelie Muller (FRA) in 59:10,50, while the bronze medal Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) with the time of 59:11,40.
Have to mentioned also other top swimmers. Sharon van Rouwendaal (NED) missed the podium after finishing 4th with the time of 59:11.50. Defending World Champion in this event, Haley Anderson (USA), was then a more distant 5th finishing in 59:26.20. Italian star Giulia Gabbrielleschi placed 6th in 59:26.40 followed by South Africa’s Michelle Weber and Australia’s Kiah Melverton in 59:27.50...
 Ashley Twichell, USA - the world champion in the Women's 5 K...
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Represented SRB swim team, Jelena Jecanski placed 44th (1:04:31,30).. Find here the complete Women's 5 k Official Results.



July 18, 2017....................................................................................................................
In the Men's 10 K Race, Farkas placed 36th, Balzam 51st... 

Balatin
(Balaton, HUN) - On the Day-4 of the World Champs, the Men’s 10 K race concluded at the Balaton Lake. 65 competitors took part in this event. Ferry Weertman (NED) won in 1:51.58.5 just barely beating Jordan Wilimovsky of the USA (1:51:58.6). French swimmer Marc-Antoinr Olivier caught bronze medal with the time of 1:51:59,2.
 In his turn to media, F.Weertman, new World Champion said: “Last year after my victory at the Olympics I needed a big rest, and many people asked me whether I would continue swimming or not. The answer was yes since I love swimming. I have worked very hard for this result, and I managed to win the gold medal. In the last part of the race I realised that Marc, Jordan and Jack were in the first three places, but I was relaxed, knowing that I have a very strong finish. After nearly two hours of swimming you feel of course tired, but you know that your rivals feel the same”.
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Represented SRB, Tamas Farkas placed 36th (1:54:34.0), while Bence Balzam 51st with the time of 2:00:01,4. Find here the Men's 10 k Official Results.



July 16, 2017.......................................................................................................................
In the Women's 10 K Race, Jelena Jecanski placed 51st... 

Balaton
(Balaton, HUN) - On the Day-2 of the World Champs, the Women’s 10 K race gathered 62 athletes at the Balaton Lake. Aurelie Muller (FRA) won 10km world title today finishing in 2:00.13.7. France continued to enjoy another triumph in the Open Water events claiming their second gold medal after Marc-Antoine Olivier captured first place in Saturday's 5km race.  Ecuador's Samantha Arevalo enjoyed a brilliant breakaway from a pack of accomplished swimmers and also a remarkable finish only 3.5 seconds behind Aurelie Muller. Arevalo, 23 years old now left her home at age 17 to train for open water swimming. In December, she moved to Rome to train under a new coach. Arianna Bridi (ITA) and Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) were both awarded the bronze medal in the most thrilling part of today's event. Cunha, Bridi and her Italian teammate Rachele Bruni together sprinted to the touchpad each confident they would arrive first. Bruni would finish outside of the medals despite her teammates arrival on the medals podium.
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Represented Serbian Swiming Team, Jelena Jecanski finished the 10 K event as 51st with the time of 2:16:10,6. Find here the Women's 10 k Official Results.



 July 15, 2017........................................................................................................................
In the Men's 5 K Race, Serbia's Farkas 30th, Balzam 53rd... 

(Budapest, HUN) - On July 15, the Men's 5km Open Water Race concluded. Overall 62 men's athletes took part in the event.  Olympic bronze medallist Marc-Antoine Olivier FRA won today's 5km race in 54.31.40. Italy’s Mario Sanzullo finished 0.7 seconds behind the winner. Contributing to the European sweep of the event was Timothy Shuttleworth of Great Britain who touched 10.7 seconds behind the Budapest 2017 world champion. Each of these medallists earned their first ever world championship medal in this event.
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Member of the Serbian swimming team, Tamas Farkas placed 30th with the time of 55.17.8, while Balzam Bence ranked 53rd with the time of 1:00.11,2. Click over the next link on the right to find out the complete Men's 5 km Official Results (via the omegatiming.com)...
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 July 14, 2017.................................................................................................................
The FINA World Championships 2017 - Opening Ceremony...
(Budapest, HUN) - With the official speeches which were delivered by the Mayor of Budapest Istvan Tarlos, FINA President Dr Julio C. Maglione and the President of Hungary Janos Ader, the 17th FINA World Championships were opened this evening in the Hungarian Capital...
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Budapest
The Opening ceremony as the unique show presented the Hungarian cultural and sport heritage. The Budapest’s iconic buildings ensured a breath-taking scene for the spectators. Éva Szántó, Managing Director said to media : “Thanks to all artists, organizers, technicians and volunteers who participated in the organization of this monumental performance. The high working standards and the exceptional cooperation was obvious not only during the organization of the opening ceremony but it is characterizing the whole preparation process."
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“More than 2.000 athletes from over 180 nations will delight the world with their performances. Many Stars will shine in the days to come and new names will make their appearance in the medal charts. This is the beauty of Sport, and Aquatics is proud to display this diversity. My sincere thanks go to our National Federations for their effort and devotion to the preparation of their athletes, coaches and officials”, concluded Dr. Julio C. Maglione, before warmly expressing his gratitude to the Hungarian authorities for their outstanding support in the set-up of the competition.
The final moments of the ceremony brought a nice surprise, when Krisztina Egerszgi five-time Olympic champion and the most known Hungarian swimmer ever, probably initiated a new tradition for FINA’s World Championships’ Opening Ceremonies: for the first time in the history of the event, in an analogy of lighting the Olympic flame, an aquatic symbol indicates the start of the competition. The new symbol of the FINA World Championships has been named Fontana by the organisers.


 July 14, 2017....................................................................................................................
The Serbin Swimming Squad for the Budapest 2017...
(Belgrade, SRB) - The World Aquatic Championships 2017 will be held from July 14 to 30.  Two main competition venues are located in Budapest: Danube Arena, a brand-new swimming pool for the diving and swimming events (on the eastern bank of the Danube River), just north of Margaret Island and the famous Alfred Hajos National Swimming Stadium (dedicated to the Water Polo events). The Open Water swimming events will take place at the Balaton Lake from July 15 to 22. The swimming competition will be held from July 23 to 30.  The final roster of the Serbian Swimming Team for the upcoming 17th FINA World Championships 2017 is defined by the Serbian Swimming Federation and on July 14 being issued at its official web site...
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  The National squd of Serbia for the Budapest 2017 within the swimming competition will be consisted of the next nine participants: Velimir Stjepanovic, Anja Crevar, Caba Siladji, Ivan Lendjer, Andrej Barna, Stefan Sorak, Uros Nikolic, Sebastian Sabo, and Vuk Celic. Within the Open Water events (5 and 10 km), next three athletes are entered: Tamas Farkas, Balzam Bence and Jelena Jecanski. Head coach of the National team is Prof. Dejan Pejinovic. The members of the swimming coaching team are: Igor Beretic, Marko Spasov, Sebastian Higl and Marko Bukvic, while for the Open Water competitions: Djordje Agbaba.   

V.Stjepanovic
A.Crevar C.Siladji
S.Sorak
U.Nikolic
S.Sabo
Stjepanovic Crevar Siladji Sorak
Nikolic
Sabo
Velimir (1993) Anja (2000) Caba (1990) Stefan (1992)
Uros (1996)
Sebastian (1996)
 





I.Lendjer
A.Barna
V.Celic
T.Farkas
B.Bence
J.Jecanski
Lendjer
Barna
Celic
Farkas
Bence
Jecanski
Ivan (1990)
Andrej (1998)
Vuk (1996)
Tamas (1995)
Balzam (1999)
Jelena (1999)


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