Heemskerk and Kromowidjojo to the semi-finals in the 100-meter freestyle at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

Femke Heemskerk and Ranomi Kromowidjojo in the night from Wednesday to Thursday in the semi-finals of the 100 m freestyle is achieved at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in South Korea. When the men reached the river Arno Kamminga in the 200-meter breaststroke, also in the semi-final showdown.

The 31-year-old We took in the series, and the 100-meter free and the fifth place: 53,56. The three-year-younger Kromowidjojo touched in 53,99 and the number is fourteen years of age.

The best sixteen swimmers qualified for the semi-finals, which will be later on Thursday on the program. The best time was in the series for the American titelverdedigster to Simone Manuel, who is Swedish by Sarah Sjöström just across the board: 53,10 at 53,11.

We picked up the first excellent tactical and technical skills have never been in a medal in the 100 free. To Kromowidjojo in both 2011 and 2013 and bronze. In the last two editions, was an olympic champion in 2012, was just outside the prizes.

In the 200-meter breaststroke for men Kamminga, in Gwangju, until the seventh time in 2.09,39, with whom he finished seventh through to the semi-finals. Also, those games are later in the day. Matthew Wilson, of Australia, in the heats, with 2.07,29 is by far the fastest.

The netherlands took no medals at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, up to and including Sunday, to complete. In this edition of two years ago, in Budapest, and ended in the Netherlands, at the four medals. In Gwangju, it means a place among the best twelve in each section, except for the non-olympic numbers – location of the Olympic Games next year in Tokyo, japan.

See also:
The Dutch athletes are in the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular