James Guy Scratches 200 Fly Final At Commonwealth Games

2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

England’s freestyle and butterfly specialist James Guy has withdrawn from the final of the men’s 200 fly for day 3 finals at the Commonwealth Games. It’s been reported that the scratch is due to dehydration.

Gutted to withdraw from the 200 Fly final tonight due to medical grounds, think the start of the week took a bit more out of me than expected. Back on it tomorrow for England ???????

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Guy was heading into the final seeded 8th after clocking 1:58.43 in the prelims, and was expected to be a medal contender in this race. So far during the competition Guy has taken 3rd in the 400 free, 4th in the 200 free, and picked up a silver in the men’s 4×100 free relay.

With this scratch, Sajan Prakash of India slots into the final. Canadian Mack Darragh is the top seed, while the likes of Chad Le ClosDuncan Scott and David Morgan will also be in the mix.

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James Sutherland

James is currently a university swimmer for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He is studying economics. Along with swimming, he also loves hockey. He's in his 14th season as a competitive swimmer. Best Times - SCM (LCM) 50 FR - 24.56 (25.12) 100 FR - 53.58 (56.70) 200 FR - 1:56.07 (2:04.29) 1500 …

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