O’Connor Looking Forward to the 200 IM (Video)


Siobhan-Marie O’Connor expresses pleasure after her 100 freestyle win, but is looking ahead to tomorrow’s 200 IM.


  • British Record – 52.87, Fran Halsall (2009)
  • 1st Place OLY Standard – 53.68
  • Consideration Time – 53.89

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor took women’s 100 freestyle touching 35 one-hundredths of a second ahead of British record holder Fran Halsall. O’Connor won the event in a time of 54.18 was 37 one-hundredths of a second off her lifetime best of 53.81, which she posted at the 2015 British Championships.

Halsall hit the wall in a time of 54.53. The fastest Halsall has been since 2012 is a 53.99, which she recorded at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she finished fourth.

Both women were well off both the Olympic qualifying standard and the consideration time.

The add up of the top four women in the event, 3:39.66, is also well off the Olympic qualifying standard.

Harriet Cooper finished third in a time of 55.45.

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