Action Concludes At The 2001 FINA World Swimming Championships

July 30, 2001

Fukuoka, Japan - Stanford swimmers did very well at the 2001 FINA World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan this past week. Cardinal Anthony Robinson finished fourth in the 50m breaststroke in a time of 27.73. Oleg Lisogor of the Ukraine won the title, swimming the event in 27.52.

Earlier in the week, Stanford swimmers Randall Bal, who won the gold in the 50m back, and Markus Rogan, who won a silver in the 200m back, finished fourth and fifth respectively in the 100m back. Bal recorded a time of 54.97 while Rogan came in with a 55.23. Australian Matt Welsh won the gold in a time of 54.31.

Bal, who will be a junior this fall, and Rogan, who will be a sophomore, will help kick off the Cardinal's 2001-02 season with the Stanford swimming and diving team on Saturday, October 13 versus the Alumni at the Avery Aquatic Complex in Stanford, California at 10:00 a.m.

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