FINA Swimming World Cup 2015 stage 2 – Paris-Chartres


The second leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015 saw 36 nations battled it out in Paris-Chartres (FRA) on August 15-16.

Katinka Hosszu topped the 100m and 200m free and the 200m and 400m IM in Paris-Chartres while Cameron Van der Burgh proved the strongest in the 100m breast, a repeated victory from the Moscow leg. Nicolas Fink (USA), who won 200m Breaststroke on Day 1, placed second in front of Cody Miller (USA).

Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) won the 1500m freestyle (fifth time in his career). The second fastest man was Jan Micka (CZE).

A very consistent Camille Lacourt (FRA) remained unbeaten in the 50m and 100m backstroke while Pavel Sankovich (BLR) took silver and Wen Zheng Quah (SIN) bronze.

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