Day 3 of the 2013 Eindhoven Cup in the Netherlands saw fast times continue to go on the board
Hungarian Zsu Jakabos continued a great meet by running away with the 200 fly in 2:07.66. That’s the fastest time in the world outside of China this year. Great Britain’s Jemma Lowe took 2nd in 2:09.64.
In the men’s 200 free, 19-year old Dion Dreesens pulled off a mild upset with a 1:47.93. Scottish swimmer Robbie Renwick was 2nd in 1:47.99, and defending champion in this race Sebastiaan Verschuren was 3rd in 1:50.17. Verschuren, historically, has been a bit better at this meet.
One day after breaking the Swedish Record in the 200 IM, Simon Sjodin won the 100 fly in 53.26. That topped Russia’s Evgeny Korotyshkin, who was 2nd in 53.39, followed by Mike Marissen in 53.70.
Brazilian Henrique Martins, who is coming up on his World Championship Trials meet, was 4th in 54.58.
Britain’s Hannah Miley won the women’s 400 free in 4:09.59. The Netherlands’ Moniek Nijhuis won the 50 breaststroke in 30.99; and Damir Dugonjic won the same for the men’s race in 27.80.
In semi-final action, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Femke Heemskerk, and Sarah Sjostrom were all 54.2’s in their 100 frees. Germany’s Britta Steffen sat behind them in 55.00.