Thomas, Guy & Wilby Look Strong On Edinburgh Day 1 Prelims

by Retta Race 0

March 15th, 2019 Britain, Europe, International, News

2019 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET

Day 1 Prelims Highlights

Commonwealth Games champion Alys Thomas kicked off her Edinburgh International Swim Meet campaign with a strong swim in the women’s 200m fly heats. The 28-year-old powered her way to the top seed in a solid 2:09.80, beating the morning filed by well over 2 seconds to claim lane 4 for tonight’s final.

Her time tonight already checks-in as her season best and lands Thomas in the 10th spot among the world’s fastest thus far.

2018-2019 LCM WOMEN 200 FLY

HaliUSA
FLICKINGER
07/24
2.05.96
2Katie
DRABOT
USA2.06.5907/24
3Franziska
HENTKE
GER2.06.5011/21
4Katinka
HOSSZU
HUN2.06.6205/12
5Boglarka
KAPAS
HUN2.06.7807/25
6Yui
OHASHI
JPN2.07.0311/21
7Suzuka
HASEGAWA
JPN2.07.2104/05
8Regan
SMITH
US2.07.2607/31
9Hiroko
MAKINO
JPN2.07.3204/06
10Yufei
ZHANG
CHN2.07.3604/27
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Olympians James Guy, Stephen Milne and Duncan Scott were all represented in the men’s 200m free heats, with Guy taking the top spot in the only sub-1:50 outing of the morning. Registering a time of 1:49.95, Guy will be the man to beat this evening, with Milne and Scott flanking him with morning efforts of 1:50.13 and 1:50.50, respectively.

Breaststroking ace James Wilby was also in the water this morning, taking the men’s 200m breast pole position in a time of 2:11.46. Wilby has already been as fast as 2:09.71 this season, breaking the British Universities & Colleges Championships Record just last month.

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