Kyle Chalmers: for me It’s about not changing too much (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Karl Ortegon. 


Top 3

  1. James Magnussen, Ravenswood, 48.99
  2. Kyle Chalmers, Marion, 49.16
  3. Gabriel Santos, Brazilian Swimming, 49.44

With Nathan Adrian out of the final, along with Anthony Ervin and Conor DwyerJames Magnussen swam a 48.99 for the win. This is a promising sign for Magnussen, who has been hindered by shoulder injury.

Kyle Chalmers, a top Australian youngster, swam a 49.16 for 2nd. Brazilian Gabriel Santos swam a 49.44 for third.

Yuri Kisil swam a 49.69 for 4th– the Canadian touched ahead of William Copeland (49.89) and Australian Andrew Abood (49.92). Zhi Yong Qian of China grabbed 7th, also getting under 50 seconds in 49.95.

Markus Thormeyer swam a 49.95 to win the B final of the 100 free. Thormeyer is an up-and-coming Canadian who made Canada’s Olympic team in April.

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M Palota
4 years ago

He’s 17?!

Precocious physical maturity. Kinda reminds me of Lebron James. Lebron looked 25 when he was 17 and so does Kyle.

Carol Greenhorn
4 years ago

Kyle you were absolutely fabulous in the relay to get us back up from 5th to second was remarkable I will be watching your career in the future. Magnusson was very disappointing should not have swam in the race. Thanks to you and Cam McEvoy we got a bronze medal. You’re the Pride of South Australia I am singing that bit. ha ha

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