2007 World Deaf Swimming Championships Day 3: "Bad weather" and "New Record Day of Belarus"
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
On the 3rd day of the 2007 World Deaf Swimming Championships, the Men 1500m Freestyle, Women 800m Freestyle, 50m Breaststroke, 200m Freestyle, 4x100m Medley Relay Groups finales took place during the afternoon and evening.
Belarus deaf swimmer Natalia Deeva not only broke old "women 50m breaststroke record" established by her teammate Aksana Petrushenka on June 19, 2006 with 35.28 seconds at 50m Breaststroke heat session within 34.97 seconds, but also broke her record again at final session within 34.91 seconds.
Besides of individual record, Natalia Deeva and Aksana Petrushenka also participated Women 4x100m Medley Relay Group Final, not only won the 1st place, but also broke former record established by Russian National Team on January 10, 2005 with 4 minute and 39.63 seconds at that group final within 4 minute and 38 seconds. With the three-times new world records written, that's exactly a "New Record Day" for Belarus.
Even though heats and finales were still in process, but due to a torrential rain in Taiwan, the Award Ceremony of 3rd Matchday has been postponed to next matchday.
List of Champions of 3rd Matchday
- For details or further information, please refer Official Website.
- Results in italic text symbolized the new world record.
|Group||Athlete Name or Team||Time|
|Men||Nicky Lange (Germany)||16:46'28"|
|Women||Kristin Ates (USA)||9:31'76"|
|Men||David MclLory (Ireland)||30'47"|
|Women||Natalia Deeva (Belarus)||34'91"|
|Men||Volodymyr Natalchuk (Ukraine)||1:59'12"|
|Women||Ganna Lytvynenko (Ukraine)||2:09'51"|
|4x100m Medley Relay|
Medal Statistics after 3rd Matchday
- Only listed national teams who won medals at least Copper, full information can be found at here.