A team of young swimmers from “VSU Swimming School” did well at the national Children's Swimming League “Volga” in Saransk. The representatives of VSU included 11 children between the age of 9 and 15.
Varvara Kozlova came first in the 50-metre breaststroke, second in 100-metre and 200-metre breaststroke, and third in the 50-metre butterfly stroke and 200-metre medleys. Varvara also came second in the breaststroke multidiscipline event. Polina Ternovykh won the silver medal in the 50-metre breaststroke and two bronze medals in 200-metre breaststroke and 200-metre medleys. Kira Yeryemina came first in the 200-metre breaststroke, second in the 100-metre butterfly stroke and 200-metre medleys, and third in 200-metre butterfly stroke, 200-metre freestyle, and in the butterfly multidiscipline event. Yegor Grunskoi came second in the 200-metre medleys.
Many athletes achieved senior category classification standards for the first time: Artyom Gorbunov and Veronika Strukova (the second senior category) and Anna Karyakina, Varvara Kozlova, Danil Kozlov, and Sergey Platonov (the third senior category).
Our congratulations to the young swimmers and their coaches, Natalia Ismailova, Tatiana Prokofieva, and Yury Perin!