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Heemskerk, Kamminga and Goosen meet limit for world swimming CHAMPIONSHIPS

Femke Heemskerk, Arno Kamminga and Mathys Goosen have Saturday assured of participating in the world langebaanzwemmen of later this year in the South Korean Gwangju. The Dutch trio met the limit of matches in Marseille.

The 31-year-old Heemskerk came in the series of the 100 metres free stroke up to 53,58 seconds, while the limit on 54,15 was identified. In the finals, she was then the strongest in 53,72.

“People think it’s a formality for me, but you should always just do it,” said Heemskerk. “In september was my last race on the excellent tactical and technical skills and if you than two times among the WORLDS limit to swim, that’s fine.”

Heemskerk will for the eighth time to participate in a world cup excellent tactical and technical skills. The South Holland conquered with the estafetteploeg two times gold, three times silver, three times bronze, but they won never an individual medal.

Arno Kamminga. ()

Schoolslagspecialist Kamminga dive over under limit

Kamminga placed himself at the 200 meter breaststroke for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. The 23-year-old Katwijker tapped in to the series in 2.09,68 and dived significantly below the norm (2.10,15). In the final, so he was the first in 2.09,86.

“It is always exciting, but two weeks ago it started hard,” said Kamminga. “I knew that it was possible. And then you go swimming two times 2.09.”

The 22-year-old Goosen went on to the 50 metres butterfly also with the victory to get. With a personal record of period 23.42 seconds he was nine hundredths of a second faster than the limit.

Last Friday placed Kira Toussaint located in the 100-meter backstroke for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, from 12 to 28 July to take place in Gwangju. The province of Noord-Holland made in Marseille her comeback after dopingperikelen.

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