Andrey Govorov Clocks 22.67 World Textile Best In Butterfly Dash At French Open

Andrey Govorov by Patrick B. Kraemer

There is no gain in it in Olympic year if Andrey Govorov cannot convert to 100m but today the Ukraine sprinter clocked the swiftest ever 50m butterfly in textile: his 22.69 blast at the French Open in Vichy left the rest reeling.

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sigh… if only Govorov could swim 100…
he always need to call an ambulance at 75m (a phrase often used by CW).


But hey.. if Tom Shields can qualify in shock horror 200 m fly..then there is always hope if you keep preserving.



Govorov has lowered his own standard of 22.73 from Euros.

Craig Lord

Quite so, JMott… tweaked (was looking at performers list, not performances). Thanks

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