The V Open Masters swimming tournament «Black Sepia» was held in Moscow in the sport complex "Olimpiisky". 252 sportsmen took part in the event.
An assistant of the Faculty of Physics of Voronezh State University Yury Perin set a new 50 m backstroke record for Russia of 30.91 sec. He also won at all backstroke distances (50 m, 100 m and 200 m).
The tournament is considered as a warm-up meeting before the forthcoming World Championship in Kazan.