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Czech swimmer Anezka Floriankova claims gold in 200m Medley at IWAS World Junior Games 2015

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Yesterday at the IWAS World Junior Games being held in the Netherlands, Czech swimmer Anezka Floriankova claims gold in the women’s SM8 200m Medley at 2015 in a four deep race. Floriankova posted a time of 3:16.64, almost six seconds faster than fellow Czech swimmer Vendula Duskova who had a time of 3:22.35 to win silver. Czech swimmer Nicole Habermannova finished third with a time of 3:35.84, while Petra Flekacova was last with a time of 3:50.04.


13-year-old Floriankova has performed well so far in the first two days of competition, finishing first in the three swimmer deep women’s S8 50m Backstroke with a time of 39.62, six seconds faster than Habermannova. In the three deep women’s SB8 50m Breaststroke, she posted a time of 48.57 to finish first. She finished second in the 100m Freestyle event with a time of 1:24.03, behind Duskova who finished first with a time of 1:18.61. In the S8 50m Butterfly, she finished first with a time of 43.63.

Floriankova continued winning competitive races on the second day, with a first place finish in the 100m Breaststroke with a time of 1:46.41. This was 10 seconds faster than second place finisher Flekacova. In the S8 women’s 100m Backstroke, she finished first in the three deep race with a time of 1:28.51. She finished the day with a first place finish in the four deep 50m Freestyle race where she had a time of 38.62.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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