Finally Michael Phelps is up in the men’s 100m butterfly. This event is arguably the toughest on his schedule for him. He wasn’t remarkably fast at the US Olympic Trials but has shown throughout this meet that he’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago.
The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
Vladimir Morozov qualified for the Olympics tonight in the 50 free, clocking 22.01 in the final.
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This morning’s competition included the men’s 50 fly, women’s 100 free, men’s 200 back, women’s 200 breast, and men’s 200 IM.
Evgeny Koptelov followed his impressive 200 butterfly earlier this week with a dominant 100 butterfly today.
Brazilian men now have the top three times in the world this year in this event. Henrique Martins timed his finish just to right to touch the wall in 23.22.
It’s been a meet of close finishes in Nanjing, with two gold medal ties already on the books in three days of racing.
Chinese teammates Li Zhuhao and Shen Duo put up quick prelim times on day two of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing…