Visitors again dominated the TILT international swimming meeting in Paris yesterday (16 February) after a good day on Saturday.
TOP VIEW Finish of women's 200-metres free-style with Kathy Heddy (USA) winning from Heather Greenwood (USA) and Angela Franke (RDA)
SV Winner's time 2 min 3.21 secs
SV Place-setters on rostrum shaking hands
TOP VIEW Men's 200-metres breast-stroke with Vladimir Flunt (in lane 5) leading and winning from Rick Hofstetter (USA) followed by Robin Woutering (Holland)
SV Winner's time 2 min 24.01 secs
SV Place-setters on rostrum, Flunt receiving award
SV Hofstetter on rostrum receiving award
SV Woutering receiving award and three congratulate each other
TOP VIEW Finish of women's 200-metres breast-stroke won clearly by Jeannette Pettersson (Sweden) followed by Marina Turchenia (USSR) and Kathy Treible (USA) third
SV Winner's time 2 min 38.78 secs
SV Winner Pettersson congratulating Turchenia and Treible
TOP VIEW Start of men's 200-metres back-stroke competitors down pool and first turn
TOP VIEW Last lap with Bill Patterson (USA) leading and winning followed closely by Tim Shaw (USA) and Michael Tauber (RDA)
SV Winner's time 2 min 8.58 secs
SV Place-setters on rostrum congratulating each other
Initials CL/2100 CL/2150
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Background: Visitors again dominated the TILT international swimming meeting in Paris yesterday (16 February) after a good day on Saturday.
There was a big influx of swimmers from many countries, including thirty-two from Russia and sixteen from the United States.
Americans dominated the women's two-hundred metres free-style and the men's two-hundred metres back-stroke, but Russia and Sweden gained the major honours in the men's and women's two-hundred-metres breast-stroke.
No world records were set during the meeting however as the events were swum in a twenty-five metre pool. (World record times are recorded in a fifty-metre pool.)