Factbox: Egypt's swimming record-breaking performance at 2015 FINA World Championships
Ahram Online, , Monday 10 Aug 2015
Ahram Online provides you with the Egyptian swimmers breaking records at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia


Seven Egyptian swimmers achieved eleven records during their participation in the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Ahmed Akram:

· 1500 m freestyle: reached the final and placed 4th with 14:53.66 seconds

· 400 m freestyle: placed 10th with 3:48.07 seconds to beat the record of countryman Marwan El Kamash

· 800 m freestyle: placed 9th with 7:49.83 seconds, missing the final with one place difference

Farida Osman:

· 50 m butterfly: reached the final, finishing 5th with 25.78s to break the African record in the semifinals & finals

· 100 m butterfly: broke the national record when she placed 16th in the preliminaries, failing to reach the semis with a time of 58.4:31.54, while qualified Elizabeth Rachael achieved 58.4:31.08

Mohamed Hussein:

· 200 m individual medley: qualified for the semifinal of the event after placing 16th in the preliminaries and finished 16th in the semis with 2:01.41s to earn a qualifying ticket to the Rio Games

Marwan El-Kamash:

· 400 m freestyle: finished 16th with 3:48.15s

· 200 m freestyle: broke Egypt's record, placing 17th in the event but failing to reach the semis

Youseff El-Kamash:

· 100 m breaststroke: broke his own record of 1:02.42s with a time of 1:02.01s

· 50 m breaststroke: broke his own record with 28.05

The 400 free relay: Omar Eid, Hussein, Marwan El-Kamash and Ali Khalafalla teamed up to smash their record by four seconds, finishing with 3:20.59


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