It was not a surprise to see European Championship gold medalist Jazz Carlin dominate the women’s 400 freestyle posting a winning time of 4:03.51. Her time places her second in the world rankings taking over that position from Lauren Boyle who recorded a 4:03.88 earlier this month.
Carlin’s time is just off her lifetime best of 4:03.24, which was her winning time in Berlin last summer. Carlin, who is now training with David McNulty, swum a very different race then she did her Berlin. At the European Championships Carlin negative split the race (2:01.63/2:01.61) in tonight’s final she raced more aggressively taking the first 200 out in a 2:00.51 and finishing in a 2:03.00.
Jessica Thielmann finished second hitting the wall in a time of 4:09.73 followed by Hannah Miley who took the bronze in a time of 4:10.89.
Men’s 200 IM
Roberto Pavoni won the men’s 200 IM in a time of 1:57.79. Pavoni beat his lifetime best of 1:58.14. His time puts him third in the world rankings.
Last summer Pavoni finished third at the European Championships in the event.
Daniel Wallace finished second in a time of 1:58.45 followed by Tristan Slater who recorded a 2:00.24.
Men’s 200 butterfly
Cameron Brodie took the men’s 200 butterfly in a time of 1:57.71 followed by Jay Lelliott who recorded a 1:58.04. The two had a strong battle throughout the race Brodie had the lead at the 50, Lelliott nudged six one-hundredths of a second ahead at the 100 and then Brodie took over the lead at the 150 mark and did not relinquish it.
Brodie was well off his lifetime best of 1:56.59 which he posted at the Commonwealth Games placing fourth. Lelliott improved on his best coming into the meet having recorded a 1:58.66 last summer.
Lewis Smith finished third in a time of 1:59.26.
Women’s 200 breaststroke
Molly Renshaw took the women’s 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:25.75. She was well off her lifetime best of 2:23.82 which she recorded last summer taking the bronze at the European Championships.
Katie Matts gave her a run for her money up until the 100 meter turning 22 one-hundredths of a second behind Renshaw. In the second half of the race Matts could not maintain the pace and finished second in a time of 2:26.69.
Chloe Tutton finished third in a time of 2:26.76.
Men’s 100 freestyle
Callum Jarvis took the men’s 100 freestyle in a time of 48.79. Jarvis and Ben Proud were involved in an extremely tight race. Proud turned at the halfway point in a time of 23.14 followed by Jarvis who hit the wall in a time of 23.65. Jarvis was able to make up the difference in the second half of the race beating Proud by four one-hundredths of a second.
Proud took the silver in a time of 48.83 beating previous best of 48.88.
Robbie Renwick finished third in a time of 49.12.
Full results can be found here.