Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Karl Ortegon.
WOMEN’S 100 FREE FINALS
- Emma McKeon, St. Peters, 53.30
- Brittany Elmslie, Brisbane Grammar, 53.77
- Simone Manuel, Unattached, 54.11
After a quick swim this morning, top seed Simone Manuel was unable to improve and fell back behind 54 seconds. She ended up third in 54.11.
St. Peters’ Emma McKeon charged to the wall in first, swimming a 53.30 for the win. Brittany Elmslie, another Australian, grabbed third in 53.77.
Dana Vollmer dropped a few hundredths from this morning, touching fourth in 54.17, just behind Manuel. Aussie Bronte Barratt grabbed fifth in 54.45, while another Aussie, Madison Wilson, was sixth in 54.78.
Madeline Groves swam a 55.48 for the B final.