Liivamägi Takes Bronze at US College Swim Championship

Martin Liivamägi Photo: ERR Sport
3/27/2012 4:03 PM
Category: Sports

Estonian swimmer Martin Liivamägi has come away with a bronze medal in the Division I NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, finishing the 100-yard breast stroke with a time of 51.93.

The 23-year-old Tallinn native also came in fourth in 200-yard individual medley and fifth in the 200-yards breast stroke, helping his team, the University of California at Berkeley, shut out rivals Texas and Stanford to win the championship for the second year in a row.

At the end of this week he will join fellow Estonians Martti Aljand, Vladimir Sidorkin, Annika Saarnak at Jane Trepp at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Liivamägi, who was chosen best male swimmer of 2010, currently holds Estonian records in 200-meter and 400-meter individual medley


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