Carlin and Pavoni Impressive on the Second Night of the British Swimming Championships

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.

2014-2015 LCM Women 400 Free

KatieUSA
LEDECKY
08/02
3.59.13
2Sharon
VAN ROUWENDAAL
NED4.03.0208/02
3Jessica
ASHWOOD
AUS4.03.3408/02
4Jazmin
CARLIN
GBR4.03.5104/15
5Lauren
BOYLE
NZL4.03.8804/03
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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.

2014-2015 LCM Men 200 IM

MichaelUSA
PHELPS
08/09
1.54.75
2Ryan
LOCHTE
USA1.55.8108/06
3Kousuke
HAGINO
JPN1.56.3004/10
4Thiago
PEREIRA
BRA1.56.6508/06
5Shun
WANG
CHN1.56.8108/06
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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.

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