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WOMEN’S 50 FREE
Meet record: 24.63, Jessica Hardy (USA)
American record: 24.07, Dara Torres
Australian record: 23.97 Lisbeth Trickett
Canadian record: 24.75 Victoria Poon
Japanese record: 25.14 Sumika Minamoto
Australia All-comers record: 23.97 Lisbeth Trickett (AUS)
The Campbell sister do it again. Cate Campbell won the women’s 50 freestyle with her time of 23.96. That is the same time that Francesca Halsall swum at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. They are now tied for the fastest in the world this year. Cate also broke the meet, Australian, and Australian All-comers records with her swim. Bronte Campbell won the silver medal with her time of 24.56. Canada’s Chantal Van Landeghem finished in third for the bronze medal at 26.69.
Simone Manuel was fourth at 24.70, followed by Graciele Herrmann in fifth for Brazil at 24.78.
Australian Melanie Schlanger won the B-final of the women’s 50 freestyle with her time of 25.23. Madeline Locus was second for the Untied States at 25.24, and Alessandra Marchioro was third for Brazil at 25.37.