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GRATEFUL FOR CHANCE: Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter.

Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter placed seventh in the Men’s 50m freestyle at the International Swimming League (ISL) 2020 Match number three that splashed off at the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary yesterday.

The ISL 2020 is being conducted in a bio-secure bubble and is being broadcast to 140 countries worldwide.

Carter posted a new personal best of 21.42 seconds for the two-lap event in a competition that is conducted exclusively on a 25-metre course. At the opening match last weekend, the 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medallist posted 21.56.

The race was won by Russian Vladimir Morozov in a fast 20.98 seconds, the only man to dip under 21 seconds. Carter’s Los Angeles Currents’ (LAC) teammate Kristian Gkolomeev (21.04) claimed the silver while Aqua Centurions’ (AC) Szebasztian Szabo taking bronze in 21.19.

Tokyo Frog Kings’ Bruno Fratus was fourth (21.21), AC’s Alexssandro Miressi was fifth (21.38), with Toronto Titans’ (TT) Blake Pieroni sixth in 21.41, Carter seventh and Michael Chadwick of TT taking eighth in 21.66.

Carter and Gkolomeev helped LAC to a first day-lead for the two-day match, the California-based team accumulating 262.5 points ahead of Tokyo Frog Kings (248.5), TT (208.5) and AC (156.5).

Carter also led off the ‘B” team for the LAC in the Men’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay, clocking a 47.55 seconds for tha first leg as the LAC eventually placed sixth in 3 minutes 10.66 seconds.

The event was won by AC in 3:04.93 followed by LAC “A” (3:05.67) and TT (3:07.00).

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