Swimmer Bidarian on brink of Olympics dream

TEHRAN, July 12 (MNA)--Mohammad Bidarian of Iran improved Iran’s 50 meters freestyle record on Saturday in the Olympic qualifications which is undergoing in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Bidarian swam 50 meters freestyle with a time of 23:67 seconds and improved Iran’s record by 0:28 seconds. Hamid-Reza Mobarrez had already clocked a time of 23:95 in this event.

Bidarian needs 0:54 seconds to qualify for the Olympic.

Alirezaei has advanced to the event in the 100 meters breaststroke on Thursday as the first Iranian swimmer who has qualified for the Olympic. 

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