Kromowidjojo with the sixth time to the semi-finals world cup, also Kamminga by

Kromowidjojo with the sixth time to the semi-finals world cup, also Kamminga by

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has wed night as sixth placed for the semi-finals of the 100 metres freestyle at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest. At the same distance came Maud van der meer net deficit. Arno Kamminga went on to become the 200 metres breaststroke through to the semi-finals and the estafettevrouwen qualified for the final of the 4×200 meters free.

The 26-year-old Kromowidjojo klokte in the eighth and last series 53,45, and seemed not to fully go. Her personal record in the 100 meter free dates from 2012 and is on 52,75.

The fastest time in the series was for Sarah Sjöström, who is in the same heat as Kromowidjojo to 53,01 swam. The Swedish, the absolute favorite is on the 100 metres, sharpness, Sunday the world record to 51,71.

Van der meer remained in the sixth series in 54,49 just above her personal best (54,44). It was the sixteenth time all of the series, and exactly the same time as Andrea Murez from Israel. A swim-off was therefore to determine who went and knocked Murez Van der meer. The 25-year-old Dutch swam again 54,49.

Kromowidjojo is this Thursday night is the only Dutch woman in the semi-finals of the 100 meters free, the most publicized showdown in the swim. The final is on Friday night.

50 metres

The 100 metres is one of the two distances at which Kromowidjojo individually in action in Budapest. The triple olympic champion, who on Sunday bronze medal with the estafettevrouwen on the 4×100 meters free, swims this coming weekend will be the 50 metres free. Also at that distance, she has a chance at a medal.

In the 100 metres was Kromowidjojo never world champion. She picked up two bronze (2011 and 2013) and at the last world cup of 2015 came in fourth. On the Play of last year in Rio de Janeiro was Kromowidjojo disappointing fifth, four years after its ‘golden race’ (53,00) in London.

The world cup the last big titeltoernooi of Kromowidjojo. The birth of Groningen decides after the world cup, or her career continues.


The Dutch estafettevrouwen put in the semi-finals of the 4×200 meter for the fifth time. Robin Neumann, Femke Heemskerk, Esmée Vermeulen and Marjolein Delno klokten 7.55,16.

Especially the 29-year-old Heemskerk, the only swimmer of the four that Sunday was part of the bronze team on the 4×100 meters free battle, put a sharp time.

Only China, Japan, the United States and Australia were faster. A a place in the first eight was required for a placement for the final showdown, Thursday night at the program state in the Hungarian capital.


Kamminga put in the series of the 200-meter breaststroke with 2.11,00 the fifteenth time overall down. He started energetically, but kept the high tempo is not full. Eventually turned out to be the time of the 21-year-old Kamminga be just enough to continue.

In total, there are sixteen swimmers will proceed to the semi-finals, Thursday morning on the program. The final is Friday night.

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