The World Aquatics Swimming World Cup took place in Budapest on October 20, 2023. Erika Fairweather from New Zealand expressed her joy in winning the 400 free race and completing a hat-trick of victories in the World Cup this season. Australian swimmer Samuel Short was pleased with his performance in the 400 race, considering he had just come off a gym block and lacked pace work. Kaylee McKeown from Australia set a world record and was happy to have achieved it. Roman Mityukov, also from Switzerland, was satisfied with his victory in the 200 backstroke, despite the difficulty of the event early in the season. Zhang Yufei from China was excited about breaking the World Cup record in the 200 fly and planned to continue swimming in that event. Noe Ponti from Switzerland acknowledged a small mistake in his race but was otherwise pleased with his performance and determined to make further improvements. Tes Schouten from the Netherlands achieved a personal best and a World Cup record in her race. Qin Haiyang from China felt more confident after his victory. Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom expressed happiness with her performance and looked forward to future races. Ben Proud from Great Britain was enthusiastic about participating in the World Cup and achieving a good race in Budapest. Overall, the event was filled with triumphs and excitement for the swimmers.
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