2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
- July 4th-July 11th, 2015 (Saturday-Saturday)
- Gwangju, South Korea
- Prelims 8:30AM/Finals 7PM (local time)
- Prelims 7:30PM (day before)/Finals 6AM (U.S. Eastern Time)
- Day 7 Prelims Live Recap
- Full meet preview
- Live feed (finals only)
- In the United States: ESPN3.com
- Twitter: @swimswamlive
Excerpt taken from Day Seven Finals Recap:
WOMEN’S 200 FLY – FINAL
This race went back and forth a couple of times, as top-seeded Yilin Zhou (China) touched first at the 50, but Italy’s Alessia Polieri fought back and led for the middle 100. Zhou put it into another gear over the final 50, outsplitting Polieri by over a second to take the gold, 2:07.69 to 2:08.66. That swim puts Zhou into the top ten in the world this year.
Hali Flickinger (USA) actually had the fastest split in the final 50, and used that to run down Stefania Pirozzi of Italy to win the bronze by a healthy margin, 2:08.80 to 2:10.41.
Misuzu Yabu of Japan was just behind Pirozzi (2:10.78). Barbora Zavadova (Czech Republic) moved from 8th to 6th over the last 50 to out touch Jacomie Strydom of Canada by .01, 2:13.23 to 2:13.24. Tina Rueger finished 8th with a time of 2:13.78.
Race video comes to us courtesy of Universiade 2015 on YouTube. You can find this video and more videos from swimming and other sports at the 2015 World University Games by following this link to the Universiade 2015 YouTube page.
Our full World University Games coverage is here, and the day 7 finals recap is here.