The Polish man, living in Gdynia, has been in Naval Pentathlon since 2007. He holds the World Best Time, 55,4 sec, on the Utility Swim Race. He did it a year ago in World Military Games in Rio de Janeiro.
– I´m a fin-swimmer since long ago and I am fast in the water but I need to be better on the technique. I want to swim the course under 55 seconds, Mateusz Szurmiej ends with a smile.
Jörg Porschlöfer, from Germany, took the second place and Lars Ekman, from Sweden, came third.
Tomorrow awaits the Seamanship Race.