Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter won gold in the men’s 50m backstroke at the FIFA Short Course Swimming World Cup to make it two wins in two days.
Carter, who won the 50m freestyle on Friday in a national record, also lowered the national record in the 50m backstroke on Saturday in Berlin, Germany.
He won the race in 23.15 seconds, ahead of Thomas Ceccon of Italy (23.22), and Javier Acevedo of Canada (23.24).
Carter won a silver medal in the men’s 50m butterfly at the FINA World Championships in December 2021.
Carter now holds eight national short course records, including records in the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke, 50-meter butterfly, and 100m butterfly.
“Dylan we salute you for your continued achievement in the sport. Your dedication and hard work allow you to reap the rewards.” a media release from the Aquatics Association of T&T stated on Sunday.
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