Aleksandra Bednarek Wins 100m Breaststroke World Title

Aleksandra Bednarek Wins 100m Breaststroke World Title

Courtesy of International Ice Swimming Association, Murmansk, Russia.

Aleksandra Bednarek was the female part of the Polish sweep of the 100m breaststroke at the International Ice Swimming Association 3rd World Championship and 1st Ice Swimming Arctic Cup, along with her Polish teammate Michał Perl.

The young pair each won their first world title in Murmansk, Russia yesterday in the 0.2°C water.

Bednerek, the 2018 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, has a full schedule at the Championships with other races in the 4×50 relay, 50m breaststroke, 200m freestyle (2nd overall) and Ice Kilometer (6th overall).

Bednerek will be able to defend her title in her home country two years in the future.


100m Breaststroke Overall Female Results
1. Aleksandra Bednerek (21) Poland 1:24:05
2. Joffle Marion (20) France 1:24:59
3. Oksana Beletskay (42) Russia 1:29:70
4. Elina Mäkinen (26) Finland 1:31:66
5. Samantha Whelpton (34) South Africa 1:32:35
6. Heidi Brice (23) Great Britain 1:35:51
7. Olga Meshkova (44) Russia 1:36:78
8. Merle Vantsi (54) Estonia 1:36:87
9. Natalia Gnutova (47) Russia 1:37:33
10. Lotta Mäkinen (23) Finland 1:42:05
11. Deirdre King (38) Ireland 1:44:26
12. Victoria Mori (26) Argentina 1:44:45
13. Barbara Hernandez (34) Chile 1:46:26
14. Peggy Henning (51) Germany 1:46:50
15. Jaimie Monahan (40) USA 1:46:61
16. Natalia Usacheva (43) Russia 1:48:42
17. Lyubov Gilyazova (58) Russia 1:48:45
18. Tatiana Kozhina (52) Russia 1:50:08
19. Nikola Kopecká (18) Czech Republic 1:54:49
20. Elena Galiulina (52) Russia 1:55:09
21. Kathrin Runge (50) Germany 1:58:94
22. Eva Hallama (39) Austria 2:05:15
23. Natalia Seray (53) Russia 2:13:39
24. Olga Sokolova (40) Russia 2:17:24
25. Els Wermenbol (65) Netherlands 2:20:91
26. Olga Popova (56) Russia 2:26:55
27. Lyubov Korotkina (37) Russia 2:28:30
28. Anna Korolko (48) Russia 2:36:23
29. Antonina Zhukovskaya (63) Russia 2:37:06
30. Valentina Penzan (64) Russia 3:08:80
31. Nina Ermilova (75) Russia 3:51:08

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