2016 Mare Nostrum Tour – Barcelona
- Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12, 2016
- Barcelona, Spain
- Meet Website
- Start Lists
- Results Saturday
- Results Sunday
Women’s 800 Free
- Jazmin Carlin, GBR, 8:31,96
- Maria Vilas, ESP, 8:34,71
- Sharon Van Rouwendaal, NED, 8:36,54
Jazmin Carlin took the win in the 800 m Freestyle – her season best time is a 8:23,52, she ranked sixth in the world at the moment.
Men’s 50 Backstroke
- Shane Ryan, IRE, 25,09
- Chris Walker-Hebborn, GBR, 25,40
- Augusto Guilherme, BRA, 25,46
Shane Ryan set the fastest time in the morning in 25,30 – and clocked 25,09 in finals. Chris Walker-Hebborn was 2nd in 25,40, followed by Brasil’s Augusto Guilherme in 25,46. Tomorrow the 100 m backstroke will take place in Barcelona – and the three top finishers will fight again for the victory.
Women’s 50 Breast
- Ruta Meilutyte, LUT, 29,98
- Sarah Vasey, GBR, 30,79
- Jennie Johansson, SWE, 30,98
2012 Olympic Champion Ruta Meilutyte defended her top seed, touching in 29,98 for the win. Sarah Vasey took 2nd in 30,79 and Sweden’s Jennie Johansson was third in 30,98. With her time, Ruta Meilutyte is the first women in the 2016 Season under 30 seconds – it seems like she gets back to her 2012 Olympic speed and it will be interesting to watch her 100 m breaststroke tomorrow.
Men’s 50 Butterfly
- Andriy Govorov, UKR, 23,16 CR
- Henrique De Souza, BRA, 23,27
- Aleksandr Popkov, RUS, 23,56
Can Andriy Govorov, UKR, better his meet record he set in prelims in the morning with a time of 23,22 and he did it again: New meet record in 23,16. Henrique de Souza was a close second in 23,27 followec by Aleksandr Popkov in 23,56.
Women’s 400 IM
Katinka Hosszu showed another awesome perfomance in a 400 m IM race: She finished in a new meet record in 4:30,75 – only she has been faster in 2016 so far. Hannah Miley touched nearly 8 seconds behind Hosszu in 4:38,31. Katinka Hosszu dominates the 400 IM at the moment and the only question is: When will she set a new European or World Record? She is the clear favorite in this race going into the Olympics – who should beat the Iron Lady?
Men’s 100 Free
- Sinri Shioura, JPN, 49,41
- Duncan Scott, GBR, 49,66
- Steffen Deibler, GER, 49,68
Japan’s Sinri Shioura took the win in the men’s 100 free final in 49,41.
Women’s 100 Back
- Georgia Davies, GBR, 1:00,49
- Daria Ustinova, RUS, 1:00,77
- Natsumi Sakai, JPN, 1:00,91
Great Britain’s Georgia Davies won the 100 m backstroke in 1:00,49, Daria Ustinova placed 2nd in 1:00,77 and Japan’s 15-year old Natsumi Sakai rounded out the top three in 1:00,91.
Men’s 100 Breast
Adam Peaty set a new meet record en route to the 100 m breast title, clocking a 59,07 – he owns the fastest time in 2016 in 58,36 and today’s time would also rank him under the top three in the world in 2016. Also under 1 minute was Felipe Franca Da Silva in 59,26 – this is his personal season best time, he now sits on third place in the world ranking. Ross Murdoch was third in 1:00,70.
Women’s 50 Free
- Sarah Sjostrom, SWE, 24,45
- Francesca Halsall, GBR, 24,63
- Chantal van Landeghem, CAN, 24,81
Sarah Sjostrom took the win in 24,45, Francesca Halsall claimed second in 24,63 followed by Canada’s Chantal van Landeghem in 24,81. Japan’s youngster, 16-year old Rikako Ikee, finished fifth in 25,08.
Men’s 200 Back
- Christian Diener, GER, 1:58,28
- Hugo Gonzalez de Oliveira, ESP, 1:58,84
- Jan-Philip Glania, GER, 1:59,76
Christian Diener of Germany won a title battle in the 200 back with Hugo Gonzalez de Oliveira, winning in 1:58,28 over Gonzalez’s 1:58,84. Germany’s Jan-Philip Glania was also under 2 minutes in 1:59,76 – his season best is a 1:56,01, Glania will start in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke in Rio.
Women’s 200 Breast
Men’s 200 Fly
- Chad Le Clos, RSA, 1:54,42, CR
- Danil Pakhomov, RUS, 1:57,73
- Carlos Gallego Peralta, ESP, 1:58,14
Chad le Clos had a phenomenal swim in the 200 fly, clocking a time of 1:54,42 to set a new meet record. That swim improves Le Clos’s previous season best of 1:54,80 and moves him past Sakai Masato for 4th the world rankings. Danil Pakhomov was 2nd in this race in 1:57,73 and Carlos Gallego Peralta was 3rd in 1:58,14.
Women’s 100 Fly
- Sarah Sjostrom, SWE, 56,96, CR
- Rikako Idee, JPN, 57,93
- Penelope Oleksiak CAN, 58,27
Men’s 200 IM
- Kosuke Hagino, JPN, 1:57,33, CR
- Daniel Wallace, GBR, 2:01,07
- Ieuan Lloyd, GRB, 2:01,21
Kosuke Hagino finished in impressive 1:57,03 – only he himself was faster in 2016. He set a new meet record and was more than 4 seconds faster than 2nd place finisher Daniel Wallace in 2:01,07. 3rd place went ot Ieuan Lloyd in 2:01,21.
Women’s 200 Free
- Veronika Popova, RUS, 1:55,97
- Katinka Hosszu, HUN, 1:58,23
- Larissa de Oliveira, BRA, 1.58,58
Veronika Popova came out on top in 1:55,97 – she now ranked ninth in the world ranking. Katinka Hosszu touched second in 1:58,23 just ahead of Larisssa de Oliveira (1:58,58).
Men’s 400 Free
- Aleksandr Krasnykh, RUS, 3:46,98
- James Guy, GBR, 3:48,11
- Stephen Milne, GBR, 3:48,82
Russia’s Aleksandr Krasnykh won the 400 m free in 3:46,98, followed by James Guy in 3:48,11. Stephen Milne was third in 3:45,82.