Danish Short Course Championships: Lotte Friis, Rikke Moeller Pedersen Post World-Ranked Times

BRONSHOJ, Denmark, December 4. THE second evening of racing at the Danish Short Course Championships produced a pair of world-ranked times.

Lotte Friis claimed the women's 1500 free in 16:24.04, moving into the top 10 in the world rankings. Matilde Riis Soresen (16:40.65) and Mathilde Huss-Hansen (16:44.60) touched second and third.

Rikke Moeller Pedersen won the women's 50 breast in 31.41. That swim moved her up to 21st in the world rankings. Josephina Bartela (32.18) and Cecilie Holten (32.56) made up the rest of the podium.

Katrine Holm Sorensen cruised to victory in the women's 200 fly with a 2:12.81. Julie Leth-Espensen (2:14.13) and Julie Schmidt (2:15.68) took second and third. Chris Christensen touched out Viktor Bromer, 1:59.33 to 1:59.55, in the men's 200 fly. Daniel Svane Halkjaer placed third in 1:59.75.

Jakob Andkjaer won the men's 100 free in 48.23. Daniel Skaaning (48.96) and Nikolai Kirketerp-Moeller (48.99) wound up second and third. Pernille Blume captured the women's 100 free in 54.53. Mie Nielsen (55.53) and Kristina Thomsen (55.67) rounded out the top three.

Kristian Outinen touched out Morten Klarskov, 28.00 to 28.06, in the men's 50 breast. Mathias Andersen took third in 28.20. Christensen doubled up in the men's 400 IM with a 4:15.92. Bromer placed second in 4:18.34, while Mads Jensen wound up third in 4:20.44.

In relay action, Julie Brondum Petersen, Jeanette Ottesen, Monique Johansen and Pernille Jalsoe won the women's 800 free relay in 8:04.39, while Mads Glaesner, Daniel Skaaning, Morten Klarskov and Jakob Andkjaer topped the men's 800 free relay in 7:13.33.

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