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Kromowidjojo in Dutch record to world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in 50 metres butterfly

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has Friday at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS kortebaanzwemmen convincing gold captured the 50 metres butterfly. The Groningen secured her second world title in the Chinese Hangzhou.

The 28-year-old Kromowidjojo touched in 24,47 and improved the Dutch record that they previous month, had been placed in the world cup in the Japanese Tokyo (24,51).

The new national personal best was enough to make the Australian Holly Barratt (silver 24,80) and the American Kelsi Dahlia (bronze in 24,97) to beat. Maaike de Waard, who in the semi-finals yet her personal record aanscherpte, finished with a time of 25,32 as the fifth.

Two years ago at the world cup short-course in the Canadian Windsor grabbed Jeanette Ottesen’s gold in the 50 butterfly, but the Danish is this year, not the party. The same is true for the Swedish Sarah Sjöström, who a few months ago, decided the world cup about to save.

The netherlands after four days on eight medals

For Kromowidjojo is her second world title and sixth medal in Hangzhou. They won Thursday at handsome way in the 100 meters free and asked for the second time in her career world CHAMPIONSHIP gold safe on the koninginnennummer.

Later on Friday, come Kromowidjojo and The Worth is still in action in the semi-finals of the 50 metres backstroke. Kromowidjojo klokte in the series the twelfth time, The Worth moved up to fourth in the semi-final battle.

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.

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