Watch: Cate Campbell Wins 50 Free At Japan Open In 24.31

2016 JAPAN OPEN

The video below is courtesy of the Youtube channel 慶應義塾體育會水泳部競泳部門 (translates to KEIOUNIVSWIM).

As originally posted in the day three finals recap.

WOMEN’S 50 FREE FINAL

  1. Cate Campbell, 24.31
  2. Shayna Jack, 25.02
  3. Miki Uchida, 25.25

After her blistering 100 free that tied the 5th fastest performance in history, it looked as though Cate Campbell may slip under the 24 second barrier in the 50 free, something she has done on numerous occasions. She wasn’t quite that fast, winning in a still very respectable 24.31. Her teammate Shayna Jack went 25.02 for 2nd, and Miki Uchida was the first of the Japanese, 3rd in 25.25. Bronte Campbell didn’t swim in the final as only the top-2 non-Japanese swimmers make the final, and the B-final has no international swimmers.

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About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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