Kromowidjojo and Heemskerk convincing to the world cup final, 50 free

Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Femke Heemskerk, have Saturday at the world cup short-course in Hangzhou convincingly placed for the final of the 50 metres freestyle.

Kromowidjojo swam with 23,50 seconds, the fastest time in the semi-finals. Thus, she was 0.25 seconds faster than Femke Heemskerk, who with 23,75 the second time realized.

In the series continued the 31-year-old Heemskerk Saturday morning with 23,90 still the fastest time. Defending champion Kromowidjojo came to it with 24,07 to the fourth time.

The 28-year-old Kromowidjojo on the 50 free her third world championship title in Hangzhou conquer. Friday was a local the strongest in the 50 metres butterfly and a day earlier, she won the gold medal in the 100 free.

The final of the 50 free is Sunday on the program.

In the 100 meter butterfly, succeeded Kim Busch for the final battle. The twenty-year-old swimmer from Dordrecht klokte with 57,63 the fourteenth time in the semi-finals.

Puts not to final 100 free

The men placed Jesse Puts is also not the final of the 100 free. The Utrechter ended with 47,23 as fifteenth in the semi-final battle. Stan Pijnenburg stranded with 47,67 in the series.

At the 50 metres breaststroke race, Ties Elzerman also in the last sixteen. With 26,40 he swam the fifteenth time in the semi-finals. Arno Kamminga was 26,70 in the series off.

The world cup in Hangzhou on Tuesday started and will last until Sunday. The netherlands now stands at eight medals: two times gold, four times silver and two times bronze. Both Kromowidjojo if Heemskerk was with six medals involved.

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