The Polish women failed to qualify four swimmers under the FINA B Standard in the 200 freestyle during the qualification period.
Ariarne Titmus has challenged the World Record in the 200 & 400 free this week. Tonight she swims the 800 free at the Australian Trials.
Emma McKeon challenged Cate Campbell’s Australian record in the 100 free this morning. McKeon and Campbell lead a packed field in tonight’s final.
Kyle Chalmers, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 freestyle, is the top seed in the event heading into tonight’s finals.
Ariarne Titmus scared the world record in the 400 freestyle yesterday. Today she holds the top seed in the 200 freestyle.
Emma McKeon was one of four swimmers under the OQT during prelims, leading the 100 fly in 56.82, nearly 2 seconds ahead of the field.
At last week’s Wave I meet of the U.S. Olympic Trials, only 18% of the swimmers swam faster than their seed time in prelims.
Yusra Mardini, a native of Syria, has been named to the Refugee Olympic Team for the second time. She will be joined by 28 other athletes in Tokyo.
It has been a roller coaster ride for the Greeks as their qualification status for Tokyo has changed over the past few days.
After winning the 50 and 200 breaststroke last night, Arno Kamminga swam 58.47 in the 100 and has his eyes on Adam Peaty’s meet record.
Ireland has qualified relays for the Olympics for the first time in 49 years. Greece, who put up qualifying times last week, is not on the list of qualfiers.
Kira Toussaint qualified first in the 50 backstroke and 50 butterfly and is the third qualifier in the 200 butterfly in Barcelona.
Teams have been jockeying for the four Wildcard relay qualification places to secure a place at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.
World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom swam her first 100 free since injuring her elbow, posting a 54.90 in prelims this morning.