2016 FINA World Cup Dubai: Day Two Finals Recap

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Women’s 100 Free

Jeanette Ottesen maintained her spot at the forefront of the competition in finals of the women’s 100 free with a final time of 51.77. Ottesen’s time flirts with the World Cup record of 51.19 set by Francesca Halsall in 2009.

Katinka Hosszu finished second overall with a time of 52.46, followed by the Australian duo of Brittany Elmslie (52.75) and Madeline Groves (54.43).

Russia’s Natalia Lovtcova touched fifth with a 54.72, ahead of France’s Camille Gheorghiu’s 55.37.

Yang Chang of China and Gabriela Nikitina of Latvia finished seventh and eighth with times of 55.70 and 56.92 respectively.

Men’s 200 Free

South Africa’s Myles Brown moved up in finals to claim gold in the men’s 200 free with a time of 1:43.11.

James Guy of Great Britain delivered a second place finish of 1:43.70, ahead of Belgium’s Pieter Timmers’ 1:44.63.

Australia’s Jack Gerrard took fourth with a 1:46.52, folloewd by Hong Kong’s Kin Tat Kent Cheung and his time of 1:47.46.

France’s Jordan Coelho (1:47.96), Jakub Karl (1:49.98), and Singapore’s Ryan Wee (1:51.61) rounded out the top eight.

Women’s 50 Breast

Alia Atkinson of Jamaica claimed the title in the women’s 50 breaststroke finals with a swift 29.02.

Yulia Efimova of Russia turned in a 29.27 for a close second, while the USA’s Katie Meili rounded out the podium with a 29.85 finish.

Fellow American Breeja Larson took fourth overall with a time of 30.29, while Japan’s Rie Kaneto finished fifth with a 30.85.

Slovakia’s Andrea Podmanikova (31.32), the USA’s Liz Roberts (32.36), and Anne Palmans (33.32) completed the top eight.

Men’s 100 Breast

Vladimir Morozov of Russia delivered the top time in finals of the men’s 100 breaststroke to claim his first gold of the day. Morozov stopped the clock at a 56.52 to finish ahead of the competition by close to half a second.

Brazil’s Felipe Lima finished second overall with a time of 57.01, followed by Japan’s Daiya Seto and his time of 57.61.

Marco Koch of Germany touched fourth with a 58.47, just ahead of China’s Li Xiang’s 58.52.

China’s Wang Boyu (59.61), Egypt’s Y. Elkamash (1:00.79), and Great Britain’s Lawrence Palmer (1:00.93) took sixth through eighth.

Men’s 100 Fly

South Africa’s king of butterfly, Chad le Clos, maintained his title in finals of the men’s 100 fly with a final time of 49.14.

Takeshi Kawamoto of Japan claimed second with a time of 50.45, while Belarus’ Pavel Sankovich delivered a final time of 51.02 for third.

The USA’s Josh Prenot was fourth with a time of 51.17, ahead of Ukraine’s Andrii Khloptsov’s 51.75.

Hong Kong’s Chun Nam Derick NG (52.51), China’s Jiang Tiansheng (53.36), Serbia’s Ivan Lender (53.79), and Japan’s Daiya Seto (55.02) completed the final.

Women’s 100 Back

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and Daryna Zevina kept a tight race in finals of the women’s 100 back. Zevina was first to the 50-meter mark out-splitting Hosszu 27.81 to 27.89, but was unable to hold off the final charge from Hosszu. Hosszu touched in a 56.56 over Zevina’s 56.91.

China’s Cheng Haihua posted the only other sub-one-minute swim with a 59.04 finish for third.

Yin Yan Claudia Lau of Hong Kong turned in a 1:00.39 for fourth, followed by France’s Camille Gheorghui’s 1:01.13.

Slovakia’s Barbora Tomanova (1:01.31), China’s Liu Haiyun (1:01.82), and Greta Agnew (1:03.17) were sixth through eighth.

Men’s 50 Back

Australia’s Bobby Hurley and Belarus’ Pavel Sankovich posted final times separated by a slim .02 seconds for the gold and silver medals. Hurley got his hand to the wall first, stopping the clock at a 23.33 over Sankovich’s 23.35.

Spain’s Miguel Ortiz-Canavate slipped from his first place seed to third with a final time of 23.39.

Vladimir Morozov of Russia and Takeshi Kawamoto of Japan posted close times of 23.50 and 23.52 for fourth and fifth respectively.

Colombia’s Omar Pinzon Garcia (24.49), Yousef Abdullah (24.80), and Cameron Oliver (25.89) finished sixth through eighth.

Women’s 200 Fly

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary clocked a 2:05.62 in finals of the women’s 200 fly to claim her second gold of the session.

Hungarian teammate Zsuzsanna Jakabos posted a second-place finish of 2:06.46, just ahead of Australia’s Madeline Groves and her third-place finish of 2:06.77.

Kin Lok Chan of Hong Kong took fourth with a 2:09.71, while Singapore’s Nicholle Toh was fifth with a 2:14.24.

China’s Yang Chang (2:15.42), Ekaterina Price (2:21.28), and Argentina’s Daniela Gonzalez Pinero (2:25.57) rounded out the top eight.

Men’s 200 IM

Daiya Seto of Japan maintained his spot atop the leaderboard in finals of the men’s 200 IM with a final time of 1:52.41, but not without some stiff competition from Germany’s Philip Heintz. Heintz led throughout the first 150-meters of the race but was unable to hold off Seto in the final 50-meters, settling for second and a time of 1:52.97.

The USA’s Josh Prenot claimed the bronze medal with a time of 1:53.90, while Colombia’s Omar Pinzon Garcia posted the only other sub-two-minute time at a 1:59.19.

China’s Wang Boyu (2:00.12), Slovakia’s Adam Halas (2:00.39), Australia’s Jack Gerrard (2:03.70), and Cameron Matthews (2:08.03) completed the top eight.

Women’s 400 Free

Fang Yi of China led finals of the women’s 400 free up until the final 100-meters of the race when a charging Katinka Hosszu pulled ahead. Hosszu touched first with a time of 4:03.14, while Fang settled for second and a 4:03.53.

Daryna Zevina of Ukraine slipped from her first-place seed to third with a final time of 4:08.50.

Slovakia’s Spela Bohinc took fourth with a time of 4:13.84, while China’s Liu Haiyun was fifth with a 4:18.47.

South Africa’s Bianca Pera (4:42.16), Louise Leijonberg (4:50.23), and Jasmin Djaf (4:50.75) rounded out the final.

Men’s 50 Free

Vladimir Morozov of Russia extended his reign over the men’s 50 free with a sizzling 20.88 in finals. South Africa’s Roland Schoeman currently holds the World Cup record at a 20.57, within Morozov’s sight.

Chad le Clos of South Africa finished second with a 21.17, followed by Great Britain’s Benjamin Proud and his time of 21.25.

The South African duo of Bradley Tandy and Schoeman finished fourth and fifth with times of 21.35 and 21.52 respectively.

Ukraine’s Andrii Khloptsov and Spain’s Miguel Ortiz-Canavate delivered matching times of 21.81 to tie for sixth, while eighth went to Belgium’s Pieter Timmers and his time of 21.98.

Women’s 200 Breast

Rie Kanetoof Japan delivered the top time in finals of the women’s 200 breaststroke, stopping the clock at a 2:16.30. The 2016 Olympic gold medalist in this event led the race from start to finish, holding off Russia’s Yulia Efimova who settled for second and a 2:17.88.

The USA’s Breeja Larson took third with a 2:21.01, while Slovakia’s Andrea Podmanikova was fourth with a 2:26.68.

France’s Camille Dauba and Rosin McElligott posted times of 2:27.04 and 2:56.24 for fifth and sixth respectively.

Women’s 100 IM

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary continued to shine in her signature IM, touching first in the 100-meter version with a time of 58.09.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson finished second with a time of 58.55 to be the only other athlete beneath the one-minute mark.

Zsuzsanna Jakabos of Hungary rounded out the podium with a 1:00.23 finish, while Latvia’s Gabriela Nikitina took fourth with a 1:05.14.

Fresh off her silver medal in the 200 breaststroke, Yulia Efimova of Russia picked up a fifth place finish of 1:05.88.

Anna Palmans (1:07.28) and Greta Agnew (1:07.43) finished sixth and seventh, while the USA’s Katie Meili suffered a disqualification.

Men’s 200 Back

Bobby Hurley of Australia battled for first with Russia’s Stanislav Donetc in finals of the men’s 200 back. Hurley surged ahead of Donetc and Colombia’s Omar Pinzon Garcia in the final 50-meters to finish first with a 1:52.53. Donetc settled for second and a 1:53.03, while Garcia slipped to third with a 1:53.39.

Japan’s Daiya Seto took fourth overall with a 1:54.26, while Cameron Oliver was fifth with a 1:58.36.

Lazar Zlatic (2:01.09), Singapore’s Malcolm Low (2:03.35), and Serbia’s Ivan Lender (2:06.22) completed the top eight.

Women’s 50 Fly

Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark collected her second gold medal of the day with a dominating win in the women’s 50 fly finals. Ottesen stopped the clock at a 25.16, finishing .83 seconds ahead of the competition.

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary touched second with a time of 25.99 to be the only other athlete underneath the 26-second mark.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson rounded out the podium wit ha time of 26.14, followed closely by Austrlia’s Brittany Elmslie and her time of 26.15.

The USA’s Katie Meili was fifth with a 26.46, followed by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Amina Kajtaz’s 26.70.

Natalia Lovtcova of Russia and Nicholle Toh of Singapore were esenth and eighth with times of 26.95 and 27.76 respectively.

Men’s 1500 Free

The men’s 1500 free final was highlighted by close racing between South Africa’s Myles Brown and Germany’s Poul Zellmann as the two finished a slim .38 seconds apart. Brown touched first with a time of 14:46.49 over Zellmann’s 14:46.87 for his second gold of the day.

Hungary’s Gergely Gyurta finished a close third with a time of 14:47.68.

Hou Mingda of China took fourth with a time of 15:19.07, while fifth went to Germany’s Philip Heintz (15:41.59).

Colombia’s Omar Pinzon Garcia was sixth with a 15:48.22.

Women’s 400 IM

The Hungarian duo of Katinka Hosszu and Zsuzsanna Jakabos delivered a 1-2 finish in finals of the women’s 400 IM. Hosszu soared ahead of the competition, stopping the clock at a 4:33.84 for the gold. Jakabos turned in a final time of 4:27.74 to claim silver.

China’s Zhang Jiaqi took third overall with a time of 4:41.17, while Slovakia’s Spela Bohinc was fourth with a 4:51.46.

Kin Lok Chan of Hong Kong finished fifth overall with a 4:57.97, while Maria Iorini posted a sixth place finish of 5:11.81.

Caroline Castella and Emilie Krog rounded out the top eight with times of 5:15.13 and 5:15.97 respectively.

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7 years ago

Where are our Australian swimmers…they need to swim in more of these comps.????

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