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.
The top 10 female 100 freestylers of all time:
- Britta Steffen, Germany, 52.07
- Cate Campbell, Australia, 52.33
- Libby Trickett, Australia, 52.62
- Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden, 52.67
- Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Netherlands, 52.75
- Femke Heemskerk, Netherlands, 52.79
- Bronte Campbell, Australia, 52.86
- Fran Halsall, Great Britain, 52.87
- Amanda Weir, USA, 53.02
- 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.