Evgeny Rylov Confines Kawecki’s Euro 200 Back Standard To History in 1:54.2

Evgeny Rylov, courtesy of Arena
Evgeny Rylov, courtesy of Arena

Evgeny Rylov, who leave this teenager years behind this year, cracked the European record over 200m backstroke at Russian Championships in Moscow this evening, his 1:54.21 victory catapulting him up to world No1 on the 2016 rankings and up to No 6 on the all-time list.

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Felix Sanchez

200back is holding strong as a good event for the (relatively) smaller gentleman.


Evgeny Rylov is peaking at the right time, and he is still 20, so he will likely improve more in Rio.

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