Russian swimmers conclude Short-Course Worlds in fifth
Vladimir Morozov, who triumphed in the 100 and 50-meter freestyle, has brought his country both gold medals, with the Russians also bagging three silver and four bronze.
But it’s the Americans, who ruled the 25-meter pool, with an impressive 27 podiums (11 golds, 8 silver and 8 bronze).
Ryan Lochte became the event’s main hero as the US swimmer leaves Istanbul with 6 golds, a silver and a bronze to his tally.
China finished second in the overall standings (3 golds, 5 silver, 3 bronze), with Hungary (4 golds, 3 silver, 4 bronze) completing the Top 3.
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, was the star of the women’s competition, racing to 2 golds, 2 silver and a bronze.