By Omer Hakan Kibar
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey won a silver and a bronze medal on Thursday in the 2019 CMAS Finswimming World Junior Championships in Egypt.
Turkish national team came in second in the 4x50 meter mixed medley relay final while a Turkish male athlete, Tugcan Kaytar got the third position in the 200-meter surface men, the Turkish Underwater Sports Federation said on Thursday.
The Turkish team composed of Onur Berke Kuyumcu, Beril Ulker, Miray Tuncel and Yigit Yilmaz clinched the silver medal with a degree of one minute and eight seconds.
Russian national team bagged the gold medal in the category with a degree of one minute and seven seconds. Estonia claimed the bronze medal, finishing the competition in one minute and 10 seconds.
Meanwhile Kaytar became the world no. 3, ending Thursday's race in one minute, 25 seconds and 15 split seconds.
Russia's Egor Kachmashev received the world title, completing the race in one minute and 23 seconds.
Czech athlete Filip Latal became runner-up with a degree of one minute, 25 seconds and eight split seconds.
The 16th edition of the CMAS Finswimming World Junior Championships in Sharm El Sheikh, will end on Aug. 4.
*Writing by Emre Asikci