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.
Swedish Olympians Michelle Coleman and Jennie Johansson have been blocked from competing with their country’s national team, though they have not been officially suspended.
Over the last week the Swedish Swimming Federation has published their qualifying criteria for next summer’s major international competitions…
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Michael Phelps wins 200 butterfly gold.