2016 HAGUE GRAND PRIX
- Dates: Friday February 26th to Saturday February 28th
- Friday: Prelims – 4:00 pm local (10:00 am EST/7:00 am PST) Finals – 7:00 pm local (1:00 pm EST/10:00 am PST)
- Saturday & Sunday: Prelims – 9 am local (3:00 am EST/12:00 pm PST) Finals – 4 pm local (10:00 am EST/7:00 am PST)
- General Information
- Start Lists
Ranomi Kromowidjojo had a strong showing in both the 50 butterfly and 50 freestyle on the first day of the Hague Grand Prix.
Kromowidjojo posted a 26.00 in the prelims of the 50 butterfly, which places her fourth in the world rankings behind Sarah Sjostrom, Jeanette Ottesen and Ying Lu.
She also recorded a top ten ranked time in the 50 freestyle, winning the event in a time of 24.73, which puts her ninth in the world.
Kromowidjojo did not compete in the final of the 50 butterfly, which was won by Kim Busch who recorded a 27.41.
European Games star and age group stand standout Marrit Steenbergen took the women’s 50 backstroke in a time of 29.44.
In other women’s events Tes Schouten won the 50 breaststroke in a time of 32.61 while Esmee Vermeulen took the 800 freestyle in a time of 8:58.31.
World Championship team member Maarten Brzoskowski won the men’s 800 freestyle in a time of 8:12.96.
Winner’s in the men’s events included:
- 50 backstroke – Ruben van Leeuwen – 27.54
- 50 freestyle – Jeron Baars – 23.42
- 50 butterfly – Joeri Verlinden – 24.37
- 50 breaststroke – Timon Evenhuis – 28.26