Turkish swimmer wins silver in European tournament

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Turkey's Emre Sakçı won silver medal at the European Short Course Swimming Championships 2019 in the U.K. on Wednesday.

Sakçı finished men's 50-meter breaststroke in 25.82 seconds at the tournament in Glasgow, Scotland.

His record earned Sakçı the title of first Turkish swimmer to earn a medal in the 50-meter breaststroke of the European Short Course Swimming Championships.

The championships are hosting more than 500 athletes from all around Europe in the Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

The biennial event -- started on Wednesday -- will run through Dec. 8.

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