Everything you need to follow along with finals of day two of the 2016 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials. Today’s final events include:
- Women’s 100 Breast PARA
- Men’s 100 Breast PARA
- Men’s 200 Fly
- Women’s 100 Back
- Men’s 100 Back
- Women’s 400 IM
- Women’s 50 Breast PARA
- Men’s 50 Breast PARA
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Women’s 100 Breast PARA:
Sarah Girard maintained her spot at the top of the qualifiers list with a time of 1:23.08 in the women’s 100 breaststroke. Girard swims in the S9 division and bettered her prelims time of 1:24.52.
Katarina Roxon grabbed second overall with a time of 1:24.25, while Reilly Bird was third with a time of 1:25.77. Both Roxon and Bird are also part of the S9 division.
Men’s 100 Breast PARA:
James Leroux topped the field in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke with a final time of 1:11.41 in the S9 division.
Maxime Rousselles battled for second, finishing a slim .03 seconds behind Leroux with a time of 1:11.44 in the S14 division.
Isaac Bouckley rounded out the top three with a time of 1:12.53 for the S10 division.
Men’s 200 Fly:
Mack Darragh rose to the top of the leaderboard in the men’s 200-meter fly after posting a 1:58.22 in finals. Darragh bettered upon his prelims time of 2:00.56 to move up from third.
Nicolaas Dekker, this morning’s leader with a 1:59.35, succeeded in shaving about half of a second off his time to stop the clock with a 1:58.87.
Zack Chetrat posted a 1:59.08 to finish third and be the only other athlete under the 2-minute mark.
Women’s 100 Back:
Kylie Masse uncorked an unbelievably quick 59.06 to lower her own Canadian Record in the 100-meter back. Masse re-set the record this morning at a 59.17, before lowering it again tonight. Masse’s time shoots her to second in the world rankings for 2016 behind only Emily Seebohm (59.03).
Dominique Bouchard delivered a 59.96 to finish second overall and was the only other athlete under the one-minute mark.
Hilary Caldwell grabbed third in the event with a time of 1:00.21.
Men’s 100 Back:
Javier Acevedo flirted with a new Canadian Record in the men’s 100-meter backstroke, stopping the clock at 53.67. The Canadian Record currently sits at a 53.63.
Russell Wood, the top seed after prelims, finished second overall with a time of 54.47. Wood managed to shave .40 seconds off his prelims time of 54.87.
Markus Thormeyer moved up to third in finals with a time of 54.59.
Women’s 400 IM:
Sydney Pickrem and Emily Overholt battled for first in the women’s 400-meter IM, finishing .16 seconds apart. Pickrem topped the competition with a final time of 4:38.54 over Overholt’s 4:38.50. Both Pickrem and Overholt finished under the Olympic Qualifying time of 4:43.46.
Pickrem and Overholt move to eleventh and twelfth in the world rankings respectively.
Erika Sektenreich-Hodgson rounded out the top three with a time of 4:43.87.
Women’s 50 Breast PARA:
Tammy Cunnington, swimming in the S4 division, lowered her time in the 50-meter breaststroke from a 1:16.44 to a 1:16.28. Cunnington is the only athlete to swim this event in the S4 division this year.
Men’s 50 Breast PARA:
Jonathan Dieleman finished first in the men’s 50-meter breaststroke, although he added slightly to his prelims time. Dieleman stopped the clock at a 50.93, adding .66 seconds to his prelims time of 50.39.