Cate Campbell Breaks Australian, Commonwealth Record in 50 Free

Cate Campbell. Photo Courtesy: Delly Carr/Swimming Australia Ltd.

Cate Campbell made it a fast finish to the Australian Trials on Sunday. Campbell won the 50 free in 23.79, breaking the Australian and Commonwealth records in the event.

She went 1-2 with Bronte Campbell, who finished in 24.22.

Shayna Jack (24.62), finished third, followed by Britta Elmslie (24.93), Holly Barratt (25.04), Natasha Ramsden (25.39), Jemima Horwood (25.54).

 Event 43  Women 50 LC Metre Freestyle
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        World: W 23.67  29/07/2017Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden
 Commonwealth: C 23.79  3/03/2018 Cate Campbell, Australia
   Australian: A 23.79  3/03/2018 Cate Campbell, Chandler
   All Comers: ! 23.79  3/03/2018 Cate Campbell, Chandler
 Meet Qualifying:  26.97
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals              
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                          === Finals ===                          
 
  1 CAMPBELL, CATE   25 CHAND               24.19      23.79C       
         r:+0.75                       
  2 CAMPBELL, BRONT  23 CHAND               24.86      24.22        
         r:+0.67                       
  3 JACK, SHAYNA     19 CHAND               24.76      24.62        
         r:+0.71                       
  4 ELMSLIE, BRITTA  23 BGRAM               25.23      24.93        
         r:+0.65                       
  5 BARRATT, HOLLY   30 ROC                 25.41      25.04        
         r:+0.64                       
  6 RAMSDEN, NATASH  17 ABBT                25.37      25.39        
         r:+0.68                       
  7 HORWOOD, JEMIMA  16 UWSC                25.69      25.54        
         r:+0.78                       
  8 BROADBRIDGE, KA  15 UWSC                25.53      25.60        
         r:+0.71                       
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