Sirish Gurung breaks own national record in men’s 100m freestyle

Sirish Gurung breaks own national record in men’s 100m freestyle

Nepal’s Sirish Gurung finished 100th in the men’s 100 metres freestyle heats in the 16th FINA World Championship at Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday.

Though disqualified for semi-final, he broke his own national record by swimming the distance in 58.22 seconds.

In September last year, Gurung had set the new national record by swimming the distance in 58.55 seconds during the Fourth NSA Cup Swimming Championships at Satdobato.

In the championship, Nepal’s Gaurika Singh and Sophia Shah have set new national records in the women’s 100 metres backstroke and 200 metres freestyle respectively.

Overview from the World championship Men’s 100m Freestyle Heats
1. Ning Zetao (China) 48.11 Q
2. Cameron McEvoy (Australia) 48.33 Q
3. Vladimir Morozov (Russia) 48.46 Q
4. Federico Grabich (Argentina) 48.48 Q
5. Jeremy Stravius (France) 48.52 Q
6. Pieter Timmers (Belgium) 48.58 Q
7. Sebastiaan Verschuren (Netherlands) 48.61 Q
7. Nathan Adrian (U.S.) 48.61 Q
9. Alexander Sukhorukov (Russia) 48.64 Q
10. Fabien Gilot (France) 48.73 Q
11. Santo Condorelli (Canada) 48.77 Q
12. Matheus Santana (Brazil) 48.81 Q
13. Marco Orsi (Italy) 48.82 Q
14. Shinri Shioura (Japan) 48.84 Q
15. Marcelo Chierighini (Brazil) 48.92 Q
16. Pawel Korzeniowski (Poland) 48.93 Q
17. Luca Dotto (Italy) 49.01
18. Tommaso D’Orsogna (Australia) 49.04
19. Katsumi Nakamura (Japan) 49.07
20. Kristian Gkolomeev (Greece) 49.12
20. Jimmy Feigen (U.S.) 49.12
22. Jasper Aerents (Belgium) 49.24
23. Benjamin Proud (Britain) 49.35
24. Dylan Carter (Trinidad and Tobago) 49.40
25. Cristian Quintero (Venezuela) 49.46
26. Odyssefs Meladinis (Greece) 49.47
27. Mindaugas Sadauskas (Lithuania) 49.49
28. Yu Hexin (China) 49.50
29. Yuri Kisil (Canada) 49.56
29. Marius Radu (Romania) 49.56
31. Yauhen Tsurkin (Belarus) 49.67
32. Calum Jarvis (Britain) 49.68
33. Krisztian Takacs (Hungary) 49.76
34. Christoffer Carlsen (Sweden) 49.78
35. Kemal Arda Gurdal (Turkey) 49.80
36. Andrii Govorov (Ukraine) 49.81
37. Geoffrey Robin Cheah (Hong Kong, China) 49.96
38. David Gamburg (Israel) 49.98
39. Zheng Wen Quah (Singapore) 49.99
40. Martin Verner (Czech Republic) 50.01
41. Velimir Stjepanovic (Serbia) 50.07
42. Renzo Tjon A Joe (Suriname) 50.12
43. Benjamin Hockin (Paraguay) 50.19
44. Arseni Kukharau (Belarus) 50.21
45. Alexandre Haldemann (Switzerland) 50.28
46. Sidni Hoxha (Albania) 50.45
47. Park Seon-Kwan (Korea) 50.53
48. Ari-Pekka Liukkonen (Finland) 50.64
49. Mario Todorovic (Croatia) 50.66
50. Daniel Ramirez (Mexico) 50.70
51. Daniil Tulupov (Uzbekistan) 50.71
52. Julien Henx (Luxembourg) 50.77
53. Ali Khalafalla (Egypt) 50.84
54. Matthew Abeysinghe (Sri Lanka) 50.93
55. Nicholas Daryl Magana Defago (Peru) 50.99
56. Aleksandar Nikolov (Bulgaria) 51.01
57. Christian Scheruebl (Austria) 51.02
58. Lorenzo Loria Elias (Mexico) 51.18
59. Luis Flores (Puerto Rico) 51.21
59. Quy Phuoc Hoang (Vietnam) 51.21
61. Sean Gunn (Zimbabwe) 51.30
62. Ching Hwang Lim (Malaysia) 51.31
63. Samuel Seghers (Papua New Guinea) 51.35
63. Andrew Chetcuti (Malta) 51.35
65. Jordan Augier (St. Lucia) 51.39
66. Aaron Dsouza (India) 51.41
67. Jagger Kealohilani Cruz Stephens (U.S.) 51.50
68. Mikel Christoph Schreuders (Aruba) 51.77
69. Allan Gutierrez (Honduras) 51.83
70. Janis Saltans (Latvia) 51.96
71. Mario Montoya (Costa Rica) 52.06
72. Stanislav Karnaukhov (Kyrgyzstan) 52.07
73. Igor Mogne (Mozambique) 52.09
74. Ifalemi Paea (Tonga) 52.21
75. Oliver Elliot (Chile) 52.50
76. Winter Heaven (Samoa) 52.77
77. Miguel Angel Mena (Nicaragua) 52.78
78. Sidrell Wiliams (Jamaica) 52.81
79. Mohammod Mahfizur Rahman (Bangladesh) 52.89
80. Jhonny Jose Perez Pena (Dominican Republic) 53.16
81. Abdou Khadre Niane (Senegal) 53.33
82. Christian Selby (Barbados) 53.48
83. Mohammed Omar Moh’d Bedour (Jordan) 53.53
84. Meli Malani (Fiji) 53.68
85. Issa Mohamed (Kenya) 54.02
86. Alexander Suelter Skinner (Namibia) 54.05
87. Adel Elfakir (Libya) 54.18
88. Valentin Gorshkov (Turkmenistan) 54.28
89. Bosko Radulovic (Montenegro) 54.53
90. Andre Van Der Merwe (Botswana) 54.69
91. Christian Nikles (Brunei Darussalam) 54.75
92. Vladimir Mamikonyan (Armenia) 55.12
93. Faraj Saleh (Bahrain) 55.18
94. Bakr Al-Dulaimi (Iraq) 55.22
95. Delgerkhuu Myagmar (Mongolia) 55.67
96. Stefano Wayne Jr. Mitchell (Antigua and Barbuda) 56.34
97. Hannibal Gaskin (Guyana) 56.85
98. Kwesi Abbiw Jackson (Ghana) 56.94
99. Giordan Harris (Marshall Islands) 57.75
100. Ammaar Ghadiyali (Tanzania) 58.22
100. Sirish Gurung (Nepal) 58.22
102. Mamadou Soumare (Mali) 58.55
104. Shawn Wallace (Palau) 59.46
105. Alois Dansou (Benin) 59.58
106. Mark Hoare (Swaziland) 59.62
107. Belly- Cresus Ganira (Burundi) 59.74
108. Takumi Sugie (Northern Mariana Islands) 1:00.23
109. Meriton Veliu (Kosovo) 1:00.41
110. Mohamed Muthasim Adnan (Maldives) 1:00.71
111. Kaleo Austin Kihleng (Micronesia) 1:01.71
112. Soulasan Soulasen (Laos) 1:02.18
113. Athoumane Soule Soilihi (Comoros) 1:03.09
114. Amadou Camara (Guinea) 1:04.00
115. Robel Kiros Habte (Ethiopia) 1:04.41
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Source: THT