Georgia Bohl Posts 2nd-Best 50 Breast of Year 30.58

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Georgia Bohl improved upon her second-ranked time in the world in the women’s 50-meter breast at the 2016 Australian Nationals.

Bohl clocked a 30.58 to win the sprint breast tonight, bettering her 30.77 from earlier in the meet.  Only Ruta Meilutyte has been faster this year with a 30.13 from the Swedish Open.

Jennie Johansson took second tonight in 30.71 to stand third in the world, while Sally Hunter posted a 31.04 to round out the top three tonight.

Lorna Tonks (31.55), Jessica Hansen (31.61), Ella Bond (32.51), Carlee Millikin (32.65) and Georgia Wells (33.29) finished fourth through eighth.

                          === Finals ===                          
 
  1 BOHL, GEORGIA    18 STPET               31.47      30.58.  895  
         r:+0.65                       
  2 JOHANSSON, (V),  27 SWE                 30.87      30.71.  884  
         r:+0.74                       
  3 HUNTER, SALLY    30 MARI                31.54      31.04   856  
         r:+0.73                       
  4 TONKS, LORNA     27 YERPK               32.12      31.55   815  
         r:+0.65                       
  5 HANSEN, JESSICA  20 NUN                 32.13      31.61   811  
         r:+0.68                       
  6 BOND, ELLA       17 BOND                32.62      32.51   745  
         r:+0.66                       
  7 MILLIKIN, CARLE  21 TRGR                32.50      32.65   736  
         r:+0.72                       
  8 WELLS, GEORGIA   17 COMM                32.78      33.29   694  
         r:+0.67
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