Michał Perl Breaks World Record, Wins Sprint Freestyle Title at IISA 4th World Championship
Michał Perl is a drop dead sprinter who won the 50m freestyle title at the 2022 International Ice Swimming Association 4th World Championship in the 3.0°C water and 1.5°C air in Głogów, Poland. Perl led a trio of fast sprinters – including Christoph Karow (26:61) and Sławomir Wilkowski (26:74) – who broke American Quinn Fitzgerald‘s previous IISA world record of 26.94 set at the IISA 3rd World Championship in Murmansk, Russia in in 0.2°C.
IISA 4th World Championship – Men’s 50m Freestyle – Top 10 Finishers:
- Michał Perl (26) 26:24
- Christoph Karow (38) 26:61
- Sławomir Wilkowski (26) 26:74
- Tobias Wybierek (29) 26:97
- Paweł Bednarczyk (28) 27:00
- Kilian Franke (29) 27:32
- Bartosz Ciezki (27) 27:57
- Tymoteusz Świecak (22) 27:76
- Sergiu Denis Deznan (29) 27:79
- Mieszko Palmi-Kukiełko (29) 27:92
73 men competed in the 50m freestyle. For full results, visit here.
Livestreaming of this week’s IISA 4th World Championship between February 4th – 6th is posted here. All the details of the Championships are posted here. The official Championship website is posted here.
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