Olympics: Toumarkin cut in Men's swimming 100m backstroke

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
July 29, 2012 14:27
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Israel's Yakov Toumarkin came sixth in Heat 4 of the in Men's swimming 100m backstroke at the London Olympics on Sunday, but failed to make the cut for the next round.

With a time of 54.91, Toumarkin was behind the lowest qualifying swimmer, Spain's Aschwin Wildeboer,  who finished at 54.36.

Heat 4
1.  Nick Thoman (US)                    53.48        
2.  Helge Meeuw (Germany)                 53.83        
3.  Vladimir Morozov (Russia)             54.01        
4.  Aschwin Wildeboer (Spain)             54.36        
5.  Bastiaan Lijesen (Netherlands)        54.88        
6.  Yakov Toumarkin (Israel)              54.91        
7.  Juan Miguel Rando (Spain)             54.93        
8.  Daniel Orzechowski (Brazil)           55.16

Qualified for next round
1.   Matthew Grevers (US)        52.92 seconds
2.   Cheng Feiyi (China)           53.22        
3.   Nicholas Thoman (US)        53.48        
4.   Camille Lacourt (France)      53.51        
5.   Ryosuke Irie (Japan)          53.56        
6.   Nick Driebergen (Netherlands) 53.62        
7.   Helge Meeuw (Germany)         53.83        
8.   Liam Tancock (Britain)        53.86        
9.   Hayden Stoeckel (Australia)   53.88        
10.  Vladimir Morozov (Russia)     54.01        
10.  Arkady Vyatchanin (Russia)    54.01        
12.  Jan-Philip Glania (Germany)   54.07        
13.  Charles Francis (Canada)      54.08        
14.  Gareth Kean (New Zealand)     54.26        
15.  Daniel Arnamnart (Australia)  54.28        
16.  Aschwin Wildeboer (Spain)     54.36


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