RACE VIDEO: Watch Femke Heemskerk Move Into the Top-10 All-Time in 100 Free

On Saturday at the 2015 Eindhoven Swim Cup, Dutch swimmer Femke Heemkerk swam a 52.79 in the semi-finals of the women’s 100 free. That just missed the Dutch Record, but made her the 6th-fastest 100 freestyler in history.

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The top 10 female 100 freestylers of all time:

  1. Britta Steffen, Germany, 52.07
  2. Cate Campbell, Australia, 52.33
  3. Libby Trickett, Australia, 52.62
  4. Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden, 52.67
  5. Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Netherlands, 52.75
  6. Femke Heemskerk, Netherlands, 52.79
  7. Bronte Campbell, Australia, 52.86
  8. Fran Halsall, Great Britain, 52.87
  9. Amanda Weir, USA, 53.02
  10. Jiaying Pang, China, 53.13

Above, watch the video of Heemskerk’s race, courtesy of zwemsporttv.

See here for video of Heemskerk’s 4th-all-time-ranked 200 free from Friday, including post-race comments about her expectations for the meet.


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NornIron Swim
5 years ago

I might be wrong but that looks like her “Duel in the Pool” hat when she takes off the Dutch Arena one! 🙂

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