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Post: Ress wins 50m backstroke at Worlds after results review


After the results were revised, Ress became the world champion in the 50m backstroke.

MOSCOW, June 25 – RIA Novosti. American swimmer Justin Ress has been declared world champion in the 50-meter backstroke at the World Aquatics Championships after a jury review.

Ress finished first in the series with a time of 24.12 seconds, but was disqualified by the referees. His compatriot Hunter Armstrong was declared champion. But after reviewing the results, the disqualification was revoked. Ress won the gold medal, Armstrong the silver medal (+0.02) and Pole Ksavier Masyuk (+0.37) the bronze medal.

The World Aquatics Championships will be held in Budapest from 18 June to 3 July. in march International Swimming Federation (FINA) Suspended the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes in competitions due to the situation in Ukraine.

Source: Ria

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