Luka Turk Wins Two in a Tough Double Day at the 2023 Winter Swimming World Championships

Luka Turk Wins Two in a Tough Double Day at the 2023 Winter Swimming World Championships

Luka Turk of Slovenia started off Day 3 at the 2023 Winter Swimming World Championships in Lake Bled, Slovenia winning the 100m sprint freestyle event. Just over an hour later, he faced a tough double and entered the 450m endurance freestyle event. He similarly came out on top in a tight battle with Jens Dittrich of Germany.

450m Freestyle Top 10 Men’s Results, 2023 Winter Swimming World Championships

  1. Luka Turk (Slovenia) 5:47.59
  2. Jens Dittrich (Germany) 5:54.57
  3. Marek Halva (Czech Republic) 6:10.43
  4. Colin Hill (Great Britain) 6:16.12
  5. Peter Plavec (Slovakia) 6:22.52
  6. Viktor Dluhoš (Slovakia) 6:25.97
  7. Richard Nyary (Slovakia) 6:27.10
  8. Lars Mack (Germany) 6:40.30
  9. Simon Zdarksky (Slovakia) 6:41.88
  10. Jaromir Berounsky (Czech Republic) 6:44.67

100m Freestyle Top 10 Men’s Results, 2023 Winter Swimming World Championships

  1. Luka Turk (Slovenia) 56.31
  2. Kilian Franke (Germany) 57.70
  3. Artur Ulmas (Estonia) 58.44
  4. Tobias Wybierek (Germany) 59.47
  5. Jens Dittrich (Germany) 1:03.95
  6. Viktor Dluhoš (Slovakia) 1:05.28
  7. Bruno Nopponen (Estonia) 1:05.42
  8. Matías Ola (Argentina) 1:07.05
  9. Alexandre Bermond (France) 1:08.00
  10. Luboš Śpajdel (Slovakia) 1:08.08

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