Estafettezwemsters conquer bronze in 4×100 metres at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

Estafettezwemsters conquer bronze in 4×100 metres at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Dutch estafettevrouwen have Sunday surprising bronze conquered on the 4×100 metres at the world swimming CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest. The gold went to the United States (3.31,72), and the silver was for Australia (3.32,01).

The medals at their home race of the Netherlands was for a large part due to Ranomi Kromowidjojo. The slotzwemster started fifth, advanced to place three and so on, in 3.32,64.

The Dutch team also consisted of Kim Busch, Femke Heemskerk and Maud van der meer. Kromowidjojo posted a split time of 51,98 seconds, and was faster than in the series (52,03).

The Swedish Sarah Sjöström set a split time is down from 51,71, a world record. Sweden eventually came, however, not further than the fifth place. Canada was fourth.

Orange picked up two years ago at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Kazan silver behind Australia. At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro ended the Dutch quartet last year, just next to the podium (fourth). In comparison with when were Inge Dekker (stopped) and Marrit Steenbergen (overtired) in Budapest.


Earlier Sunday ran Mathys Goosen in the final of the 50 metres butterfly wrong. He took 23,52 the twelfth time. Only the best eight swimmers have qualified for the final showdown.

The 21-year-old Goosen was with his time, his own Dutch record, that he Sunday morning during the series down. Until Sunday was the national record in the name of Joeri Verlinden. He swam in 2014 a time of 23,63.

The American Caeleb Remel Dressel placed himself in 22,76 first for the final. He remained in the Ukrainian Andrii Govorov one hundredth of a seconds for. The final is Monday swim.


Arno Kamminga took 59,76 the thirteenth time in the semi-finals of the 100 metres breaststroke. Thus, he was faster than in the morning in the series (59,95), but it also was insufficient for a place in the final.

The Brit Adam Peaty took 57,75 the fastest time in the semi-finals. He was almost a second faster than the number two, the American Kevin Cordes (58,64).

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