Ruta Meilutyte won the 100 breaststroke destroying the field by almost three full seconds in a blazing 1:05.20 setting meet record, a world’s best and a new European record, breaking her own mark of 1:05.21. The previous number one time in the world had been set by Rikke Moller Pedersen who swam a 1:06.20 in March at the Danish Open, Meilutyte season’s best had been a 1:06.75.
Earlier in the evening Meilutyte had posted a 30.74, which is the fastest qualifying time going into the next round of the women’s 50 breaststroke.
Kanako Watanabe finished second in a time of 1:07.92 followed by Valentina Artemyeva who posted a time of 1:08.56 to finish third.
In the women’s 100 butterfly Jeanette Ottesen Gray and Sarah Sjoestroem both broke the meet record, tying for the win in a time of 57.63. Their times currently rank second in the world behind Alicia Coutts who went a time of 57.18 at the EnergyAustralia National Championships in April. Sjoestroem’s previous season’s best of 57.66 had ranked second, while Ottesen Gray’s previous season’s best of 57.94 had been ranked third.
Jemma Lowe finished third in a time of 58.91.
Daiya Seto bettered Laszlo Cseh by 69 one-hundredths of a second to take the men’s 200 IM in a meet record time of 1:58.14. Seto season’s had been a 1:58.27, which was recorded at the Japanese Nationals in April. Cseh finished second posting a time of 1:58.73 while Jeremy Stravius finished third in a time of 2:01.44.
In the men’s 200 breaststroke Vyacheslav Sinkevich took the event in a time of 2:10.67. Sinkevich season’s best of 2:08.62 which we swam at the Russian Nationals in April is currently the world’s top ranked time. Marco Koch finished second in a time of 2:11.42 followed by Andrew Willis who finished third in a time of 2:13.34.
In the women’s 200 freestyle Camille Muffat posted a time of 1:56.00 to win the event, just off her season’s best of 1:55.48 which is currently a world’s best. In her second event of the evening Katinka Hosszu finished second in a time of 1:57.73 followed by Muffat’s teammate Charlotte Bonnet who finished third recording a time of 1:58.57.
Hosszu, who continued her ironwoman ways, took the women’s 400 IM earlier in the evening in a season’s best posting a time of 4:37.74. Victoria Andreeva finished second in a time of 4:44.91 followed by Boglarka Kapas who recorded a time of 4:49.69.
Bence Biczo finished second in a time of 1:57.23 followed by Yuki Kobori who finished third posting a time of 1:57.68.
Andrey Grechin finished first in the men’s 100 freestyle recording a time of 49.09. He was followed by Evgeny Lagunov who finished in a time of 49.37 and Luca Dotto who posted a 49.72 for third.
Vitaly Borisov took the men’s 100 backstroke in a time of 55.52 seven one-hundredths of a second ahead of Peter Bernek who finished second in a time of 55.59. Benjamin Strasiulis finished third in a time of 55.81.
Daryna Zevina won the women’s 200 backstroke in a 2:09.05, bettering her season’s best of 2:10.92 by nearly two seconds. Daria Ustinova finished second in a time of 2:10.63 followed by Evelyn Zevina who recorded a time of 2:11.16 for third.
Myles Brown took the men’s 400 freestyle in a time of 3:50.90 followed by Damien Joly who posted a time of 3:51.81 and Yohsuke Miyamoto who finished third recording a time of 3:52.74.
The results in the second round of the 50s were as follows:
Men’s 50 butterfly
Roland Schoeman was the fastest qualifier swimming a 23.49. Steffen Deibler qualified second in a time of 23.97 with Chad Le Clos and Dence Pulai qualifying third both finishing with a time of 24.32.
Women’s 50 butterfly
Ranomi Kromowidjojo qualified first in a time of 26.61. Jeanette Ottesen Gray qualified second in a time of 26.79 just ahead of Melanie Henique who posted a time of 26.80.
Men’s 50 backstroke
Vitaly Borisov qualified first in a time of 26.27. Jeremy Stravius who currently holds the world’s number one ranking posting a 24.61 qualified second in a very pedestrian 26.37 followed by Jordan Coelho who finished in a time of 26.90.
Women’s 50 backstroke
Aya Terakawa qualified first in a time of 28.39. Georgia Davies qualified second in a time of 28.48 followed by Mercedes Peris Minguet who posted a 28.58.
Men’s 50 breaststroke
Damir Dugonjic qualified first in a time of 28.21. Oleg Utekhin qualified second in a tiem of 28.45 followed by Niccolo Ossola who finished in a time of 28.49.
Women’s 50 breaststroke
Ruta Meilutyte qualified first in a time of 30.74. Her season’s best which ranks number in the world is 30.57. Mariya Liver qualified second in a time of 31.09 followed Valentina Artemyeva who posted a time of 31.23.
Men’s 50 freestyle
Shinri Shioura qualified first in a time of 22.56. Andrey Grechin and Marco Orsi qualified second and third both posting a time of 22.64.
Women’s 50 freestyle
Rozaliya Nosretdinova qualified first in a time of 25.00 knocking 46 one-hundredths of a second off her season’s best. Ranomi Kromowidjojo qualified second in a time of 25.21 followed by Sarah Sjoestroem who posted a time of 25.33.