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WOMEN’S 50M BUTTERFLY – FINALS
- 2013 World Champion: Jeanette Ottesen, DEN – 25.24
- World Record: 24.43 – Sarah Sjostrom, SWE – 2014
- Championship Record:
25.06 – Sarah Sjostrom, SWE – 2015
GOLD: Sarah Sjostrom, SWE – 24.96
SILVER: Jeanette Ottesen, DEN – 25.34
BRONZE: Lu Ying, CHN – 25.37
Sarah Sjostrom broke the championship record in the women’s 50 butterfly for the second time in as many days, winning the world title with her time of 24.96. The 2013 World Champion, Jeanette Ottesen, finished second, earning the silver medal with a 25.34. China’s Lu Ying lowered the Asian record to 25.37 to win the bronze medal.
Inge Dekker added a fourth place finish in the women’s 50 butterfly, touching at 25.64. Farida Osman finished directly after her, breaking the African record with a 25.78.
Fran Halsall and Ariana Vanderpool-Wallace were the final two swimmers under 26 seconds at 25.85 and 25.93, respectively.
Anna Dowgiert finished eighth at 26.20.