Toussaint to semi-finals 100-meter backstroke at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, Stolk disabled
Kira Toussaint has Monday the semi-finals of the 100 metres backstroke reached at the world swimming CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest. Kyle Stolk was eliminated in the series of the 200 metres freestyle.
With 1.00,52 put Toussaint the fourteenth time in the series. The first sixteen swimmers qualified for the semi-finals. The Canadian Kylie Jacqueline Masse was 58,62 the fastest.
The 23-year-old (will debut at the world cup excellent tactical and technical skills. At the world cup short-course, she was already eleventh, and twelfth in the 100-meter backstroke. At the 50 metres she was when ninth.
Last year at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she came no further than the eighteenth place in the 100 metres.
The semi-finals of the 100 metres backstroke stand Monday night on the program and the final is a day later. Toussaint is Wednesday in action at the 50-meter backstroke.
Stolk swam with 1.47,71, a personal record in the 200 meters free battle, but that was not enough for a place in the semi-finals. His previous best was 1.48,21.
The 21-year-old South African-born swimmer was fourth in its series. After eight series, he had the 21st time behind his name. Only the best sixteen qualified for the semi-finals. Two years ago, Stolk 31st on the world cup excellent tactical and technical skills.
Toussaint and Stolk were the only Dutch people who are Monday morning, came into action in Budapest.