2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The heats of the women’s 100 free, men’s 200 back, women’s 200 breast, and men’s 200 breast, and the prelims of the women’s 4×200 free relay are on deck for the morning of day 5.

You can read a full preview of this morning’s events here.

WOMEN’S 100 FREE- HEATS

  • WR 51.71 SJOSTROM Sarah SWE Budapest (HUN) 23 JUL 2017
  • CR 51.71 SJOSTROM Sarah SWE Budapest (HUN) 23 JUL 2017
  • WJR 52.70 OLEKSIAK Penny CAN Rio (BRA) 11 AUG 2016
  1. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) – 53.01
  2. Pernille Blume (DEN) – 53.13
  3. Simone Manuel (USA) – 53.17
  4. Penny Oleksiak (CAN) – 53.18
  5. Mallory Comerford (USA) – 53.42
  6. Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) – 53.45
  7. Emma McKeon (AUS) – 53.47
  8. Bronte Campbell (AUS) – 53.56
  9. Federica Pellegrini (ITA) – 53.92
  10. Charlotte Bonnet (FRA) / Menghui Zhu (CHN) – 54.00
  11. Sandrine Mainville (CAN) – 54.22
  12. Michelle Coleman (SWE) – 54.23
  13. Freya Anderson (GBR) – 54.25
  14. Siobhan Haughey (HKG) – 54.45
  15. Maud van der Meer (NED) / Andrea Murez (ISR) – 54.49***swim-off

Sarah Sjostromwho took over the world record in this event in a relay lead-off on day one, went 53.01 to lead the heats of the women’s 100 free. Defending Olympic champion in the 50 free Pernille Blume put up the second-fastest time of the morning with 53.13. Defending Olympic champions in this event Simone Manuel and Penny Oleksiak came up third and fourth in 53.17 and 53.18. Manuel’s time was the 8th-fastest swim in history by an American. American record holder Mallory Comerford was fifth in 53.42.

2012’s double Olympic champion in the 50 and 100 Ranomi Kromowidjojo was sixth in 53.45, followed by yesterday’s 200 free silver medalist Emma McKeon of Australia in 53.47. Her teammate defending world champion Bronte Campbell finished eighth in 53.56.

Six of the top ten fastest swimmers in history will take on the semifinals tonight.

*** Andrea Mures of Israel won the swim-off in 54.20.

MEN’S 200 BACK – HEATS

  • WR 1:51.92 PEIRSOL Aaron USA Rome (ITA) 31 JUL 2009
  • CR 1:51.92 PEIRSOL Aaron USA Rome (ITA) 31 JUL 2009
  • WJR 1:55.49 KOLESNIKOV Kliment RUS Moscow (RUS) 13 APR 2017
  1. Ryan Murphy (USA) – 1:56.11
  2. Peter Bernek (HUN) – 1:56.53
  3. Danas Rapsys (LTU) – 1:56.67
  4. Kliment Kolesnikov (RUS) – 1:56.74
  5. Xu Jiayu (CHN) – 1:56.92
  6. Ryosuke Irie (JPN) – 1:57.21
  7. Evgeny Rylov (RUS) – 1:57.28
  8. Adam Telegdy (HUN) – 1:57.41
  9. Li Guangyuan (CHN) – 1:57.66
  10. Luke Greenbank (GBR) / Joshua Beaver (AUS) – 1:57.67
  11. Kosuke Hagino (JPN) – 1:57.97
  12. Mitch Larkin (AUS) – 1:58.00
  13. Jacob Pebley (USA) – 1:58.05
  14. Leonardo De Deus (BRA) – 1:58.33
  15. Corey Main (NZL) – 1:58.34

Defending Olympic champion Ryan Murphy put up a 1:56.11 to qualify first in the men’s 200 back, followed by Hungary’s Peter Bernek in 1:56.53. Danas Rapsys set a Lithuanian record with 1:56.67 to qualify third.

Junior world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov of Russia was fourth with 1:56.74, followed by Xu Jiayu of China with 1:56.92. Japan’s Ryosuke Irie was sixth, with Russia’s Evgeny Rylov seventh in 1:57.28 and Hungary’s Adam Telegdy eighth in 1:57.41.

WOMEN’S 200 BREAST – HEATS

  • WR 2:19.11 PEDERSEN Rikke Moeller DEN Barcelona (ESP) 1 AUG 2013
  • CR 2:19.11 PEDERSEN Rikke Moeller DEN Barcelona (ESP) 1 AUG 2013
  • WJ 2:19.64 GUNES Viktoria Zeynep TUR Singapore (SGP) 30 AUG 2015
  1. Molly Renshaw (GBR) – 2:24.03
  2. Lilly King (USA) – 2:24.28
  3. Taylor McKeown (AUS) – 2:24.31
  4. Jessica Vall (ESP) – 2:24.31
  5. Bethany Galat (USA) – 2:24.56
  6. Kierra Smith (CAN) – 2:24.57
  7. Rikke Pedersen (DEN) – 2:24.69
  8. Martina Moravcikova (CZE) – 2:25.26
  9. Ashley McGregor (CAN) – 2:25.31
  10. Shi Jinglin (CHN) – 2:25.39
  11. Yuliya Efimova (RUS) – 2:25.63
  12. Reona Aoki (JPN) – 2:25.93
  13. Back Suyeon (KOR) – 2:26.45
  14. Jocelyn Ulyett (GBR) – 2:26.50
  15. Satomi Suzuki (JPN) – 2:26.78
  16. Jenna Laukkanen (FIN) – 2:28.59

Molly Renshaw was the top qualifier this morning in the women’s 200 breast, followed by American world record holder in the 100 Lilly King with 2:24.28. Australia’s Taylor McKeown was third in 2:24.31.

Spain’s Jessica Vall finished fourth in 2:24.31, and American Bethany Galat came up fifth in 2:24.56. Canadian Olympic finalist Kierra Smith was sixth in 2:24.57. World record holder Rikke Pedersen was seventh in 2:24.69, followed by Czech swimmer Martina Moravcikova in 2:25.26.

MEN’S 200 BREAST – HEATS

  • WR 2:06.67 WATANABE Ippei JPN Tokyo (JPN) 29 JAN 2017
  • CR 2:07.23 GYURTA Daniel HUN Barcelona (ESP) 2 AUG 2013
  • WJR 2:08.71 QIN Haiyang RUS Kazan (RUS) 6 AUG 2015
  1. Anton Chupkov (RUS) – 2:08.23
  2. Ross Murdoch (GBR) – 2:08.98
  3. Ippei Watanabe (JPN) – 2:09.30
  4. Qin Haiyang (CHN) – 2:09.39
  5. Kevin Cordes (USA) – 2:09.47
  6. Luca Pizzini (ITA) – 2:09.86
  7. Nic Fink (USA) – 2:09.90
  8. Matthew Wilson (AUS) – 2:09.98
  9. Mao Feilian (CHN) – 2:10.01
  10. Dmitry Balandin (KAZ) – 2:10.18
  11. Erik Perrson (SWE) – 2:10.21
  12. Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) – 2:10.38
  13. Marco Koch (GER) – 2:10.40
  14. Ilya Khomenko (RUS) – 2:10.43
  15. Arno Kamminga (NED) / Yannick Kaser (SUI) – 2:11.00

Anton Chupkov of Russia put up the fastest time of the morning with 2:08.23, followed by Great Britain’s Ross Murdoch in 2:08.98. Japan’s Ippei Watanabe was third in 2:09.30, followed by junior world record holder Qin Haiyang in 2:09.39.

American Kevin Cordes put up 2:09.47 to qualify fifth, followed by Italy’s Luca PizziniNic Fink was seventh in 2:09.90, and Aussie Matthew Wilson was eighth in 2:09.98.

WOMEN’S 4×200 FREE RELAY – PRELIMS

  • WR 7:42.08 People’s Republic Of China, Rome (ITA) 30 JUL 2009
  • CR 7:42.08 People’s Republic Of China, Rome (ITA) 30 JUL 2009
  • WJ 7:56.68 Australia, Singapore (SGP) 25 AUG 2015
  1. China (Zhang Yuhan, Liu Zixuan, Wang Jingzhuo, Shen Duo) – 7:51.75
  2. Japan (Chihiro Igarashi, Rikako Ikee, Tomomi Aoki, Aya Takano) – 7:53.67
  3. USA (Melanie Margalis, Cierra Runge, Hali Flickinger, Madisyn Cox) – 7:53.73
  4. Australia (Madi Wilson, Kotuku Ngawati, Shayna Jack, Leah Neale) – 7:54.74
  5. Netherlands (Robin Neumann, Femke Heemskerk, Esmee Vermeulen, Marjolein Delno) – 7:55.16
  6. Russia (Daria Ustinova, Viktoria Andreeva, Anastasia Guzhenkova, Arina Openysheva) – 7:55.67
  7. Hungary (Ajna Kesely, Evelin Varraszto, Zsuzsanna Jakabos, Fanni Gyurinovics) – 7:55.77
  8. Canada (Katerine Savard, Mary-Sophie Harvey, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez) – 7:56.49

The Chinese team was the top qualifier of the morning, coming in about two seconds ahead of the field with 7:51.75. Japan finished second with 7:53.67, followed by the United states in 7:53.73. The Aussie team was fourth in 7:54.74. The Netherlands, Russia, Hungary, and Canada will round out tonight’s event final.

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When do people see the women’s 200 free world record coming down? Not anytime in the foreseeable future?

gigglewater

Will happen only after someone took down Schmitt and Franklin’s 200 free AR respectively.

Because of course only an American can break the world record …

gigglewater

If other country swimmers can swim 1:53.6 in LCM 1:39.1 in SCY, I bet on them too, no issue.

Most swimmers from other countries would never swim yards, it’s an American thing everywhere else they stick to SCM. Just saying.

Betting that Taylor Ruck breaks the WR.

Serious Coach

Only when Sarah Sjostron decides to focus this event

What has Sarah Sjostrom got to do with it? Sweden would need four swimmers for the relay.

US 4×200 line-up epitomises the quite extraordinary depth the States have in swimming. Excited to see the Manuel/Comerford battle – Still expect Manuel to get her US sprint queen crown back, but Mallory has really shocked me… I expected her to drop off a bit. King/Efimova side by side the other exciting race of the session. Men’s side, I am expecting huge things from Chupkov. 2.06 this week for him I think.

Not sure if it’s just me, but did Joao throw in dolphin into the wall in the men’s 50br? It’d hard to tell, but BBC just re-showed it and it looks like he might have.

Peaty-mania is happening, too: Literally on TV every 10 minutes. Not quite as big as Nana Mavis mania yet though. Such a lovely family.

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