Minna Atherton Explains Why She’s Been SO Good This ISL Season (Video)

2019 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE – EUROPEAN DERBY

  • Saturday, November 23 – Sunday, November 24, 2019
  • 5:00-7:00 PM Local Time (12:00 noon – 2:00 PM, U.S. Eastern Time)
  • London Aquatics Centre – London, England
  • Short Course Meters (SCM) format
  • European franchises: Aqua Centurions, Energy Standard, Iron, London Roar
  • Start Lists
  • Day 1 Complete Results (with Corrected MVP Standings)
  • Day 2 Complete Results

Reported by Spencer Penland.

WOMEN’S 100 BACK

1. Minna Atherton – LON – 55.29
2. Kira Toussaint – IRO – 55.58
3. Emily Seebohm – ENS – 56.49
4. Georgia Davies – ENS – 57.33
5. Margherita Panzierra – AQC – 57.47
6. Holly Barratt – LON – 57.98
7. Maria Ugolkova – IRO – 59.34
8. Silvia Scalla – AQC – 59.40

In one of the most anticipated races of the day, Minna Atherton got it done again after being pushed hard by Kira Toussaint of Iron on the back half. Atherton’s time was off her World Record from her last meet, but was still the 4th fastest time of all-time in the world. Kira Toussaint broke her own Dutch Record with a personal best here.

Iron’s Touissant looked to challenge Atherton, which benefitted the team as her 2nd-place finish allowed Iron to take over 3rd-place in the team standings. The Centurions were up-scaled in this event, as aforementioned in the team standings, with a 5-8 finish. Energy Standard showed a brilliant consistency with both representatives finishing 3-4 and allowing maximum point advantage.

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BBQ Billy
11 months ago

Anyone else bothered that the TV broadcast of the ISL does not include nor display each swimmer’s final time. They show the points which matters zilch to me. Anyone else?

torchbearer
Reply to  BBQ Billy
11 months ago

That would drive me nuts…

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