Shumkov Wins Four Events At Bulgarian Championships

Lachezar Shumkov had a successful national championship.

July 7, 2013

BURGAS, Bulgaria - University of Connecticut junior swimmer Lachezar Shumkov (Sofia, Bulgaria) won four events at the Bulgarian National Championship and was third in one event on June 30.

Shumkov won the 50-yard breaststroke in a personal-best 29.16 seconds, the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.68 (another personal best),the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:19.28 and the 200-yard IM in 2:11.73.

Shumkov was third in the 400-yard IM in 4:45.88. He is the UConn record holder in two breaststroke events and had NCAA ‘B’ cuts last year.

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