MEN’S 200 FREESTYLE – FINALS
- British Record – 1:45.14, James Guy (2015)
- 1st Place OLY Standard – 1:45.91
- 2% Consideration – 1:46.68
World Champion James Guy took the men’s 200 freestyle in a time of 1:45.19 just missing his British record of 1:45.14, which he posted in Kazan. Guy took the first 100 meters out one one-hundredth of a second slower than his record pace, he turned at the 150 meter mark 24 one-hundredths of second off record pace and in the end missed his national record by five one-hundredths of a second.
- Kazan – 24.53/50.99 (26.46)/1:18.33 (27.34)/1:45.14 (26.81)
- Olympic Trials – 24.50/51.00 (26.50)/1:18.09 (27.09)/1:45.19 (27.10)
Guy now takes over the top spot in the world rankings beating Kosuke Hagino‘s time of 1:45.50, which he posted earlier this month.
Guy was also under the Olympic qualifying time of 1:45.91.
The race for the silver was a tight one between Stephen Milne, Robbie Renwick, Duncan Scott and Cameron Kurle. Milne hit the wall in a time of 1:47.15, eight one-hundredths of a second ahead of Robbie Renwick who recorded a 1:47.23. He was followed by Scott who touched in a time of 1:47.31. Kurle finished fourth posting a time of 1:47.82.
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