Istanbul, World Short-Course Championships, Day 2 finals:
Men's 100m breaststroke
Italy, with no medals at London 2012, celebrated world s/c gold tonight as Fabio Scozzoli, leading on 26.66 at half-way, kept the pack at bay for a 57.10 win, 0.03sec inside his best ever in textile set in Dubai for silver two years ago. The silver went to Damir Dugonjic (SLO) in 57.32, the bronze to kevin Cordes (USA) in 57.83.
History in the making:
World s/c Podiums
Most world titles in this event: 2
Patrick Isaksson (SWE) 1997, 99
All-time textile rankings top 5: