Olympic Trials Day - 200 Free Semi-Final -- August 10, 2000
Event 6: Men's 200 Free Semi-Finals
After two exciting semi-final heats that each ended with four men battling it out to the very end, Josh Davis ended up the top qualifier with a 1:48.45. Scott Goldblatt ended up second in 1:48.60, and Jamie Rauch was third in 1:48.64; all three were in the second semi-final heat. Chad Carvin, second in the 400 free last night, won the first semi-final heat to qualify fourth in 1:48.83.
Ugur Taner was fifth in 1:48.96, Nate Dusing sixth in 1:48.99, 400 free champion Klete Keller was seventh in 1:49.31 and Adam Messner was eighth in 1:49.93 -- meaning all eight qualifiers are under 1:50 and within a second and a half of each other.
Full results are available from US Swimming