Siobhan-Marie O’Connor of Great Britain has taken over the top spot in the world rankings in the 200 IM with her win in Edinburgh. O’Connor recorded a 2:10.12 which betters Hungarian Katinka Hosszu‘s 2:10.36, which had been the top ranked time.
O’Connor bettered her season’s best of 2:10.84, which had ranked third behind Hosszu and Kanako Watanabe of Japan.
Adam Peaty of Great Britain showed great consistency once again posting a time under the one minute mark in the 100 breaststroke for the third time this year and the 14th time over the last year. Peaty won the event in a time of 59.67, which is slower than his season’s best of 59.04 that he posted in Berlin a month ago.
Peaty’s season’s best of 59.04 is the top ranked time in the world with only American Cody Miller (59.92) being the only other man having gone under the one minute mark this year.
James Guy and Robbie Renwick had a fantastic battle in the men’s 200 freestyle with Guy coming out on top winning the event in a time of 1:47.75. Renwick finished second in a time of 1:47.92.
Guy’s time is off his season’s best of 1:46.94 which he posted in January.
Renwick’s time places him ninth in the world rankings.
Craig McNally won the men’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:00.75 while Jemma Lowe took the women’s 200 butterfly in a time of 2:09.25.