VIDEO. 2022 World Swimming Championships: relive Emma Terebo’s final, who won an encouraging 5th place in the 100 meter backstroke



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For her first world final over the distance, Emma Terebo finished in fifth place on Monday.

An honorable ranking and great promises. For her first world championships, Emma Terebo grabbed fifth place in the 100-meter backstroke final on Monday, June 20. With a time of 59”98, the 23-year-old Caledonian improved her personal best, which she had already broken in the semi-finals on Sunday. This time makes her the best European in the final, a good omen a few weeks before the European Championships.

“I had nothing to lose”

The licensee of the Amiens club savored her performance just after leaving the pool. “I don’t have the words, I’m so happy”she reacted, smiling, at the microphone of France Télévisions. “Finishing fifth, I couldn’t have asked for better. I left with the idea that I had nothing to lose. I was already so happy to be qualified for the final, I gave it my all. was left to me.”

Coming 5th for her first world final, the young Frenchwoman Emma Terebo is satisfied with her performance.  She hopes to use this first experience to "come back stronger" in the future.

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