2017 SWIM OPEN STOCKHOLM
- Saturday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 11, 2017
- Stockholm, Sweden
- Live results
Swedish Olympic champ Sarah Sjostrom blasted her way to #1 in the world in the 100 free final on day 4 of the 2017 Stockholm Open. Sjostrom won the race in 52.54, touching nearly a second ahead of teammate Michelle Coleman (53.38). Sjostrom moved to the top of the rankings ahead of Australia’s Cate Campbell (52.78), while Coleman is now ranked 5th in the world.
Fellow Swede Jennie Johansson made her way to the top of the world rankings in the 100 breast. Johansson won the race in 1:06.30, knocking a few tenths off her former best 1:06.63. That moves her ahead of the former leading time of 1:06.44 done by Spain’s Jessica Vall.
Germany’s Franziska Hentke also earned a #1 ranking with her performance in the 200 fly. Hentke dropped a 2:06.84 to win the final, taking down the former world-leading mark of 2:06.92 done by Japan’s Hiroko Makino. Picking up silver behind her was Hungarian iron lady Katinka Hosszu (2:08.05).
On the men’s side, Germany’s Philip Heintz came up with a #1 ranking in the 200 IM. Heintz, a 2016 Olympic finalist in the event, rocked a 1:57.81 to bring home the gold. With that, he dethroned Japan’s Kosuke Hagino (1:58.07) in the current world rankings.
Day 4 Event Winners:
- Men’s 200 IM- Philip Heintz (Germany), 1:57.81
- Women’s 200 Fly- Franziska Hentke (Germany), 2:06.84
- Men’s 800 Free- Henrik Christiansen (Norway), 7:49.40
- Women’s 100 Breast- Jennie Johansson (Sweden), 1:06.30
- Men’s 50 Free- Niksja Stojkovski (Norway), 22.59
- Women’s 800 Free- Sarah Kohler (Germany), 8:25.32
- Men’s 50 Breast- Johannes Skagius (Sweden), 27.16
- Women’s 100 Free- Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden), 52.54