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Dmitriy Balandin Won Kazakhstan's First Ever Gold in Swimming at Rio

According to the latest 2016 Olympics update from the official sources, Dmitriy Balandin has created the history for the country Kazakhstan winning a firm men’s 200m breastroke finals at the Rio Olympic Games Aquatics Center on 10th of August 2016, Wednesday night. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Dmitriy Balandin Won Kazakhstan's First Ever Gold in Swimming at Rio

More Gold Medals for the Balandin Pool

After winning in this historic race, Balandin has told that, he thinks that the whole Kazakhstan would be drinking tonight. 

There have been also gold medals for the other swimmers in the pool and they include the swimmer of the Spanish - Mireia Belmonte in the women’s 200m butterfly; Australia’s Kyle Chalmers received gold in men’s 100m freestyle and after that for the Team of USA in women’s 4x200m freestyle relay. In the men’s 200m breastroke, Balandin has beaten up the Josh Prenot the silver medalist of the USA by 7-hundreths of a second in 2 minutes and 7.46 seconds time. There has been less than a second separating the first 7 swimmers and the Balandin was in lane eight who was slowest among all the qualifiers.

In the last event of the previous evening session at the Rio 2016 Games, the USA Team Allison Schmitt, Maya DiRado, Leah Smith and Katie Ledecky has won the 4x200m freestyle relay whereas, the nation Australia has taken the silver and Canada took the Bronze medal.

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