WATCH: Jeanette Ottesen Kept Her Head In Her Own Lane For 50 Fly Win

2016 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

WOMEN’S 50 FLY FINALS

  • 2014 World Champion: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE), 24.58
  • World Record: Therese Alshammar (SWE), 24.38, 2009
  • Championship Record: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE), 24.58, 2014

GOLD: Jeanette Ottesen, DEN, 24.92

SILVER: Kelsi Worrell, USA, 25.27

BRONZE: Rikako Ikee, JPN, 25.32

Team USA’s Kelsi Worrell came up short of gold in the final, as Denmark’s Jeanette Ottesen busted out the only sub-24 of the field to win the event. Worrell’s time was good for silver ahead of Japanese junior standout Rikako Ikee, who touched out France’s Melanie Henique (25.33) by .01 to take bronze.

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Mitch Bowmile is a former Canadian age group swimmer who was forced to end his career early due to a labrum tear in his hip and a torn rotator cuff after being recognized as one of the top 50 breaststrokers his age in Canada. He competed successfully at both age …

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