Darya Zevina and Kosuke Hagino win gold medals – FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup
Darya Zevina and Kosuke Hagino won gold medals of the Women’s 200m breaststroke and Men’s 400m freestyle at the 2012 FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup.
Zevina remained marginally ahead of her following swimmer and stepped on the medal rostrum for gold medal by clocking an effort of 2 minutes and 05.01 seconds.
The champion was chased by Melissa Ingram, who stayed 0.21 seconds behind and transpired on the finishing end as second position holder by producing an effort of 2 minutes and 05.22 seconds.
Ingram was traced by Katinka Hosszu, who stepped on the medal rostrum for her fourth medal. Hosszu remained two and a half body length behind and tapped the wall for bronze medal by reporting an effort of 2 minutes and 07.67 seconds.
Hosszu was trailed by Jenny Mensing, who remained almost 1.50 seconds behind and settled on the wall as fourth fastest swimmer by producing a time of 2 minutes and 09.16 seconds.
Mensing was chased by Zsuzsanna Jakabos, who was 0.25 seconds slower from her following swimmer and tapped the wall with an effort of 2 minutes and 09.41 seconds for fifth position.
Afterwards, Hagino occupied gold medal of the 400m freestyle. With his impeccable efforts, Hagino stayed half a body length ahead of his following swimmer and transpired on the finishing end for the crown by submitting a time of 3 minutes and 40.77 seconds.
The champion was trailed by Robert Hurley, who stayed 0.72 seconds behind and occupied silver medal of the event by reporting a time of 3 minutes and 41.49 seconds.
Hurley enjoyed a benefit of three body lengths over Kecheng Wang, who traced him on the wall as third best finisher by producing an effort of 3 minutes and 44.32 seconds.
Subsequently, fourth spot of the race was secured by David Brandl, who remained 0.31 seconds apart and surfaced on the wall with a timing of 3 minutes and 44.63 seconds.
In addition, the position holders received medals and accolades for their notable efforts at the victory ceremony of the tournament.