Kromowidjojo know for sure that ‘best race ever’ on at the world cup
Ranomi Kromowidjojo hopes next week at the world cup the most out of themselves. The Dutch dives in Budapest, the water in the 4×100 metres freestyle, 100 metres freestyle, 50 metres butterfly and the 50 metres freestyle.
Triple olympic champion Kromowidjojo has a clear goal in the Hungarian capital. “My best races ever swim. That is me still not successful. But I am convinced that I can.”
The 26-year-old Groningen grabbed last year at the Summer games in Rio de Janeiro in addition to the medals. A moment doubted Kromowidjojo or they by wanted to go swimming, but after a few weeks of vacation, she decided there in any case even a year beforehand.
After the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest bends them the question whether they have the whole cycle to the Games of 2020 in Tokyo is going to finish it. “I don’t want to participate to participate, I want the top to sit,” said Kromowidjojo.
“Last month in Rome I was already close to the level at which I want to sit. The way I swim, is just plain good. Technical and scientific it should be so. Now I want only the sweetest yet something harder.”
Kromowidjojo finds that they move towards world cup ‘better and smarter’ swim in Rio
In the Italian capital swam Kromowidjojo to gold in the 100 free in 53,07 seconds. That was only a fraction faster than in the olympic final in Rio, where they as the fifth aantikte in 53,08, but also meant her best time since her ‘golden’ race in London (53,00).
The feeling is so good and the fun is back, emphasized the province of Groningen. “And that means not only jokes, but also have fun in each and every day to the swimming pool. To continue to want to waive getting the best out of yourself. There you also fun and give you satisfaction.”
In Budapest, she wants that feeling to turn into the perfect race where they’ve been for years looking for. “That is possible, I know that for sure”, look Kromowidjojo full of confidence to the global title in the 50-metre indoor pool of Budapest.
Sunday is the first component for Kromowidjojo on the program. Then there she is with the estafetteploeg the 4×100 free, which for many years dominated with, among others, Femke Heemskerk.