Belgrade, Serbia – DNF A and B finals were held at the 2013 AIDA Pool World Championships today.
Second heat of the female A final made history bringing three world record swims–one after another– for gold, silver and bronze medals. First world record was made by Amber Burke of Australia. She swam 164m and broke the preceding world record. Seconds later, Katarina Turchinovic of Croatia swam amazing 175m. Natalia Molchanova of Russia then won the gold medal with a fantastic 182m and new AIDA world record.
Celebration continued for the Molchanov family when Alexey Molchanov won the bronze in the men’s final swimming 195m. Silver went to another amazing newcomer from Croatia–Vanja Peles–who swam 200m. And finally, another Croatian, Goran Colak, took the gold and closed this fantastic and exciting first day of 2013 finals with a 206m performance.
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