Jason Dunford and Camille Lacourt impress in swimming events – 2012 Paris Open
Jason Dunford and Camille Lacourt captured gold medals of the Men’s 100m butterfly and 50m backstroke respectively at the 2012 Paris Open Swimming Championships.
Dunford’s marvellous pace coupled with his exhausting strategy played a pivotal part in his victory as he touched the wall with an effort of 52.55 seconds for the title of the event.
His title claiming effort remained almost 0.80 seconds faster from Pawel Korzeniowski, who proved his mettle for silver medal of the discipline by submitting a time of 53.31 seconds.
The second position holder was chased by Piero Codia of Italy, who was only 0.02 seconds slower from his former finisher and hit the wall with an effort of 53.33 seconds for bronze medal.
The third position holder was chased by Francois Heersbrandt of Belgium, who stayed only 0.11 seconds slower from overpowering his foregoing finisher and touched the wall with the timing of 53.44 seconds.
Following that, the audience experienced dominating efforts of Lacourt in the single lap backstroke discipline. With his invincible efforts, he remained full body length ahead of his competitor and paved his way towards the finishing end for gold medal with
the timing of 25.01 seconds.
The gold medallist remained 0.78 seconds quicker from Dorian Gandin of France, who followed him on the medal rostrum for silver medal by reporting a time of 25.89 seconds.
The second position holder was chased by Jonathan Massacand of Switzerland, who stayed half body length behind and finished his swim in a time of 26.45 seconds for bronze medal.
Similarly, the third position holder was chased by Mark Fischer of Germany, who stayed only 0.24 seconds slower from his former finisher and hit the finishing end with an effort of 26.69 seconds.
Fischer was trailed by Marco Fanti Rovetta of Italy, who ended fifth in the event with the timing of 26.92 seconds.
Furthermore, the championship ended after the completion of all planned events while the position holders received awards and accolades for their notable efforts at the prize distribution ceremony of the championship.