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Ahram Online provides you with the Egyptian swimmers breaking records at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia

Ahram Online , Monday 10 Aug 2015
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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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