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Headlines of the Swimming competition, Bangkok, Thailand, August 9-14, 2007

Serbian National Selection at the Universiade...

The complete Photo documentation exclusively for Swim Star 2000 Agency, Belgrade is arranged by Mr.Ivan Zgomba

August 14, 2007
Day-6 - The last day of the swimming in Bangkok...            © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Bye Bangkok - Welcome Belgrade 2009 for the next 25th World Universiade Games
  (Bangkok, THA) - Last day at the swimming tournament in Bangkok, in the morning heats, brought just one new Games record. In the Men's 100 m Backstroke, German super star Helge Folkert MEEUW touched first with the new GR 53.85 

Among the participants from Serbian swim squad, in today's  morning heats, Nadja Higl took part in 100 m Breast Women and was ranked 36th (of 40 participants) with the time of 1:16.11... Radovan Siljevski swam out his 50 m Free Men (23.70) and was ranked 34thd (of 74)... In general, the best achievement of all swimmers from Serbia was reached by Radovan Siljevski, member of SC Partizan, Belgrade who succeeded to swim better then the 'B' cut for the 2008 Beijing in 200 m Free Men (1:52.22)...

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Day- 6 - Complete  Official  Results
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August 13, 2007
Day-5 - Higl, Djikanovic & Siljevski - worth swimming...      © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Sebastijan Higl and Radovan Siljevski in the time of their free activities
  (Bangkok, THA) - On the fifth day of the swimming events at the aquatic center of the Thammasat University, new three Games records are set at the morning preliminaries: in the men's 400m Individual Medley, American MELLORS Patrick Watson swam out with the new GR 4:14.10, in men's 200 m Freestyle USA swimmer RITTER Adam James touched first with the new GR 1:48.49, while in Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay American team set the new Games Record with the time of 4:06.11...

Among the participants from Serbia in today's  morning heats, Sebastijan Higl took part in 400 m IM Men and was ranked 24 (of 28) with the time of 4:48.09... Danijela Djikanovic swam out her 50 m Fly Women (28.25) and was ranked 23rd (of 56) while Radovan Siljevski in 200 m Free Men touched 21st (of 54) with the time of 1:52.22... 

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Day- 5 - Complete  Official  Results
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August 12, 2007
Day-4 - Three Serbian participants in today's events...        © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Igor Beretic, Sebastijan Higl and Radovan Siljencski at the Bankok 2007 opening
  (Bangkok, THA) - Fourth day of the swimming events at the Universiade tournament brought new three Games records: in Men's 200m Freestyle in heat 3, USA swimmer MCGINNIS Mathew Woodward, set new Games record 1:48.76.. In Men's 100 m Bacstrole, Germany's MEEUW Helge Folkert set new GR54.06, while in Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay USA team swam out the best with the new GR 7:16.35

Among the participants from Serbia in today's  morning heats, Igor Beretic swam out 100 m Back Men with the time of 0:59.90 just to the 43rd position of 53 athletes.... Danijela Djikanovic of SC Vojvodina (Novi Sad) in 100 m Backstroke Women touched 32nd of 40 participants with the time of 1:06.58...Ivan Zgomba finished his activities in Bangkok at his 100 m Fly Men as 54th of 62 participants with the time of 0:58.96. 

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Day- 4 - Complete  Official  Results
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August 11, 2007
Day-3 - Higl, Beretic and Siljevski at today's events...            © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Serbia Universiade men's swim power: I.Zgomba, S.Higl, R.Siljevski and I.Beretic
  (Bangkok, THA) - Third day of the swimming events at the Universiade tournament brought in the morning heats new three Games records: in 400 Free Women, Itallian Federica Pellegrini swam out with the new GR 4:09.88; Rie Kaneto from Japan in 200 m Breast Women set new GR with the time of 2:25.79 while  in 4x200 m Freestyle Relay Women, the worthy American team touched first with the new GR 8:03.22.

The participants from Serbia in the morning heats, Igor Beretic member of Vojvodina SC Novi Sad, swam out the 50 m Back Men with the time of 28:00 just to the 36th position of 48 athletes.... Radovan Siljevski in 100 m Free Men touched 44th of 74 participants with the time of 52.02. Nadja Higl swam out 200 m Breast Women with the time of 2:38.81 and touched 28th of 38 swimmers... See the complete results (click the link bellow).

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Day- 3 - Complete  Official  Results
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August 10, 2007
Day-2 - Higl and Djikanovic - successfully...                                   © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Danijela Djikanovic, SRB record holder
(Bangkok, THA) - The morning heats of the Day-2 swimming events at the Bangkok 2007 brought two new Games records... In the same event, 100 Fly women, Belorussian Aliaksandra Herasimenia touched first with the new GR 28.72 followed by Japan's Aya Terakawa 28.92, both athletes swam out better then the previous standard...

From the Serbian Universiade swim squad, two athletes - students took part in the morning prelims. Sebastijan Higl (SC Tamis, Pancevo) touched 29th of 29 athletes in 800 m Free Men with the time of 8:43.59, while Danijela Djikanovic (SC Vojvodina, Novi Sad) in 50 m Back Women divided 19th position with Alana Dillete from Bahrein with the time of 0:30.34. Find out the complete on-line Day-2 results at the link bellow...

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Day- 2 - Complete  Official  Results
Universiade - Complete  Official  Entry Lists
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Ivan Zgomba, SRB participant in 100 and 200 Fly men, Oleg Lisogor (Ukrainian and the World record holder in men's breastroke also the famous swim star everywhere) with Sebastijan Higl SRB Universiade participant  in long distance events, in front of the venue pool at the Thammasat University in Bangkok.
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(Aug 10, 2007 Swim Star 2000 Agency, Belgrade)
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August 09, 2007
Day-1 - Only Zgomba took part in the events...                           © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Ass.Coach B.Jovic and Ivan Zgomba
  (Bangkok, THA) - First six disciplines are concluded on the Day-1 of the 2007 Universiade: men's 200m butterfly, women's 50m breast,  men's 200 m breast,  women's 800 m freestyle,  men's 200 m back and women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay... In the events, five new Games records have been set at the main venue pool of the Thammasat University: in men's 200m Butterfly Japan's  Ryusuke SAKATA (1:55.92); in men's 200 m Back stroke Austria's Markus ROGAN (1:56.66); in women's 100m Freestyle Germany's  Britta STEFFEN (54.40);  in women's 800m Free Swiss  - Flavia RIGAMONTI  (8:25.59) and in women's 4x100m Free Relay the USA team (3:40.85)...

The only participant from Serbia in the morning heats, Ivan Zgomba the member of Vojvodina SC Novi Sad, student of the Southern Illinois, USA swam out the 200 m butterfly men. He was ranked 34th of 37 participans with the time of 2:11.31....

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Day- 1 - Complete  Official  Results
Universiade - Complete  Official  Entry Lists
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August 09, 2007
Serbian Team at the Opening Ceremony...                                     AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong
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(Bangkok, THA)- According to the organizers, nearly 8,000 students, the athletes between the ages of 17 - 28 from 135 nations took part in the splendid opening ceremony of the 24th Universiade held tonight at the Rajamangala National Stadium. From Serbia 200 participants will compete in 17 sports. Athletes from Serbia, the next host of the games, march in to Rajamangala Stadium during the opening ceremony in Bangkok with the special flyer "Belgrade 2009 wishes Bangkok 2007 successful games"... Thai Princess Siriwanvaree acknowledges the crowd before lighting the games' flame... The 24th Universiade is opened !!!                              Photo by Apichart Weerawong
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August 08, 2007
Serbian national squad arrived Bangkok...                               © 2007 Copyrights Reserved
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Part of the Serbian swim suqad witing for the flight to Bangkok...
In front of the Bangkok main Stadium - the complete delegation of Serbia
The venue pool inspection by Mr.B.Jovic, assistent coach with Ivan Zgomba
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(Bangkok, THA)- Just less then one day left until the start of the swimming competition at the Bangkok 2007, the XXIVth Summer Universiade (August 8-18)... Among the 17 sports, the swimming will be the most excited and is scheduled for August 09-14... All swim events will be held at the aquatic center of the Thammasat University. The national selection of Serbia has just arrived Thailand, and after cancelation of Mike Cavic and Ivan Gutesa it will be consisted of the next participants: Danijela Djikanovic, Nadja Higl, Radovan Siljevski, Igor Beretic, Ivan Zgomba and Sebastijan Higl. Mike Cavic the best Serbian swimmer regretably receded, because of the hurt, while I.Gutesa is preparing to study??!!!  Click the link bellow if you want, to be redirected to the official Bangkok 2007 web site..
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 Nadja Higl 
(SC Tamis)
Igor Beretic 
(SC Vojvodina)
 Sebastijan Higl
(SC Tamis)
Danijela Djikanovic
(SC Vojvodina)
Radovan Siljevski
(SC Partizan)
Ivan Zgomba 
(SC Vojvodina)
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24th Universiade Bangkok 2007 (Swimming - Official Results)

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