Sporting Digest: Swimming

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SHORT COURSE WORLD CUP (Peking) (Selected results): Men: 100m freestyle: 1 A Popov (Rus) 47.82sec (world record); 2 R Majuolis (Lith) 48.76; 3 C Troger (Ger) 48.93. 400m freestyle: 1 E Sadovy (Rus) 3min 46.89sec; 2 M Allen (Aus) 3:49.17; 3 P Palmer (GB) 3:49.20. 50m breaststroke: 1 Chen Jianhong (Ch) 27.35; 2 R Dekker (Neth) 27.57; 3 V Ivanov (Rus) 27.76. 200m breaststroke: 1 N Gillingham (GB) 2:12.02; 2 A Korneev (Rus) 2:13.14; 3 Shang Yunyu (Ch) 2:14.02. 100m individual medley: 1 C Keller (Ger) 55.54; 2 R Abernethy (Aus) 55.76; 3 Zheng Ling (Ch) 56.43. 400m individual medley: 1 C Keller (Ger) 4min 11.81sec; 2 L Sacchi (It) 4:12.88; 3 Xuong Guoming (Ch) 4:20.83. 100m backstroke: 1 V Selkov (Rus) 53.34; 2 T Weber (Ger) 54.08; 3 M Harris (GB) 54.10. 50m butterfly: 1 M Foster (GB) 23.83; 2 L Laera (It) 24.30; 3 Jiang Chenji (Ch) 24.51. 200m butterfly: 1 Xue Wei (Ch) 1:59.87; 2 Wang Chunxian (Ch) 2:00.88; 3 J Logdberg (Swe) 2:01.22. Women: 800m freestyle: 1 S Gartrell (Aus) 8:24.29; 2 Luo Ping (Ch) 8:30.16; 3 Yang Aihua (Ch) 8:30.85. 100m butterfly: 1 Zhong Weiyue (Ch) 58.71 (world record); 2 Liu Limin (Ch) 59.05; 3 Qu Yun (Ch) 59.30. 200m backstroke: 1 He Cihong (Ch) 2:07.73; 2 L Vigarani (It) 2:09.45; 3 N Jivanevskaya (Rus) 2:11.45 200m individual medley: 1 Dai Guohong (Ch) 2:11.35; 2 E Overton (Aus) 2:12.39; 3 P Haussmann (Ger) 2:13.83.

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