EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, April 6. THE third day of the Eindhoven Cup featured some strong performances, but nothing as swift as yesterday's three national records.
Hungary's Zsuzsanna Jakabos crushed the competition in the women's 200-meter fly with a time of 2:07.66. Meanwhile, Britain's Jemma Lowe picked up second-place honors in a time of 2:09.64. Slovenia's Anja Klinar touched third in 2:11.84.
Dion Dreesens followed in the men's 200-meter free with a touchout triumph ahead of Robby Renwick, 1:47.93 to 1:47.99. Sebastiaan Verschuren clinched third-place honors in 1:50.17 after winning the event a year ago.
After taking down the Swedish record in the men's 200-meter IM last night with a 1:59.16, Simon Sjodin returned in the men's 100-meter fly with a 53.26 for the win. Russia's Evgeny Korotyshkin turned in a second-place 53.39, while Mike Marissen placed third in 53.70.
Great Britain's Hannah Miley remained on point in the 400-meter distance events. A day after taking down Jakabos in the 400 IM, 4:34.21 to 4:35.43, Miley prevailed in the women's 400-meter freestyle event with a 4:09.59. Sharon van Rouwendaal claimed second in 4:11.18, while Klinar picked up her second podium of the night with a 4:12.36 for third.
Moniek Nijhuis of The Netherlands, who broke her Dutch record in the 100-meter breast last night with a 1:07.40, won the 50-meter breaststroke event in 31.09 after posting a 30.99 in earlier semis. Dorothea Brandt touched second in 32.09, while Joline Hostman placed third in 32.15.
Damir Dugonjic, just about a week after Kevin Cordes took down his NCAA record in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Championships, turned in a 27.33 to win the men's 50-meter breast. Hendrik Feldwehr placed second in 27.78, while Johannes Skagius finished third in 28.06.
Ferry Weertman dominated the men's 1500-meter freestyle event in 15:18.95, while Henrik Christiansen placed a distant second in 15:40.79. Marcel Schouten wound up third overall in 15:53.48.