Sarah Sjostrom did it again in Canet, posting the 3rd fastest 100 free in history.
Sarah Sjostrom has been unstoppable on the Mare Nostrum tour.
Stanford’s Ledecky threw down a blistering 1:55.34, which pushed her all the way up to the top of the 2017 world rankings ahead of Swedish Olympian Michelle Coleman, who swam a 1:55.64 at the Stockholm Open.
Ledecky demolished the field, as she roared to a 1:55.34 to finish over 3 seconds faster than anyone else. That time makes her the fastest swimmer in the world this year, surpassing Sweden’s Michelle Coleman (1:55.64).
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.
Erik Persson took down another Swedish record tonight, this time in the 100 breast.
Just a day after losing her spot atop the world ranks to Federica Pellegrini, Sweden’s Michelle Coleman retook the top spot, going 1:55.64 to win the Swim Open Stockholm.
Cate Campbell just expanded her freestyle event repertoire, possibly opening herself up to become a threat across 3 individual events ongoing.
So some good things happened in Sydney tonight.
Having missed the 100m and 200m freestyle races due to illness, Kyle Chalmers established himself as the #2 seed behind Cameron McEvoy in the men’s 50m freestyle.
Cate Campbell took gold in the women’s 100m freestyle at NSWs, making her way to the top of the world rankings in the process.
Cate Campbell makes her return to racing in Sydney this weekend, taking on her sister, Bronte, among others at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships.
Michelle Coleman completed a sweep of the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles at Sweden’s Grand Prix meet, hitting top-10 world-ranked times in the latter two races.
Victor Johansson’s national and junior national record in the 1500 free highlighted the last three days of the Short Course Swedish Championships in Stockholm.
According to a report by Sweden’s Svensk Simidrott, Coleman and Johansson have repeatedly violated the Swedish federation’s code of conduct despite receiving written warnings.