2016 FINA World Cup Paris: Day 2 Finals Full Recap

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Everything you need to follow along live with finals of day two of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Paris. Hit refresh for the latest coverage.

Scheduled Events:

  • Women’s 100 Free
  • Men’s 200 Free
  • Women’s 50 Breast
  • Men’s 100 Breast
  • Men’s 100 Fly
  • Women’s 100 Back
  • Men’s 50 Back
  • Women’s 200 Fly
  • Men’s 200 IM
  • Women’s 400 Free
  • Men’s 50 Free
  • Women’s 200 Breast
  • Women’s 100 IM
  • Men’s 200 Back
  • Women’s 50 Fly
  • Men’s 1500 Free
  • Women’s 400 IM

Women’s 100 Free:

Jeanette Ottesen topped the competition in the women’s 100 free, turning in a final time of 51.84 to collect first and the $1500 prize.

Picking up second and third was the Hungarian duo of Katinka Hosszu (52.12) and Zsuzsanna Jakabos (53.50).

Australia’s Leah Neale finished fourth overall with a 53.86, just ahead of Austria’s Lena Kreundl’s 54.10.

Lena Bousquin (54.86), France’s Joana Desbordes (55.99), and Singapore’s Marina Chan (56.10) completed the finals heat.

Men’s 200  Free:

Philip Heintz of Germany and James Guy of Great Britain kept a tight race during the men’s 200 free, finishing about half a second apart. Heintz got his hand to the wall first to stop the clock at a 1:43.13 over Guy’s 1:43.72.

France’s Jordan Pothain finished fourth with a 1:44.33, just ahead of the Aussie duo of Jack Gerrard (1:44.56) and Bobby Hurley (1:44.60).

China’s Hao Yun (1:46.69), Germany’s Poul Zellmann (1:46.78), and Hungary’s Mark Meszaros (1:46.93) rounded out the top eight.

Women’s 50 Breast:

A trio of sub-30 second swims highlighted the women’s 50 breast finals. Alia Atkinson led the charge with a time of 29.25 for first, followed closely by Russia’s Yulia Efimova (29.34) and the USA’s Katie Meili (29.75).

Tessa Wallace grabbed fourth with a 30.56, while Breeja Larson of the USA was fifth with a 30.71.

Close behind Larson was the Japanese duo of Satomi Suzuki (30.78) and Rie Kaneto (30.79).

Eighth went to Liz Roberts of the USA.

Men’s 100 Breast:

Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa snuck past Russia’s Kirill Prigoda to finish first in the men’s 100 breast final. van der Burgh turned in a time of 56.42 over Prigoda’s 56.71.

Vladimir Morozov, fresh off his new World Record, picked up third with a 56.96.

Brazil’s Felipe Lima grabbed fourth with a 57.48, while Japan’s Yuta Oshikiri (59.24) and the USA’s Michael Andrew (59.31) kept a close race for fifth and sixth.

Hong Kong’s Hoi Tung Ronald Tsui (1:00.15) and Japan’s Hiromasa Fujimori (1:00.64) completed the top eight.

Men’s 100 Fly:

World Record holder in this event, Chad le Clos, maintained his spot at first with a swift 49.05.

Second was picked up by Great Britain’s Adam Barrett (49.31), while third went to Belarus’ Pavel Sankovich and his time of 50.44.

Australia’s Nic Brown picked up fourth with a 51.68, just ahead of the USA’s Tim Phillips’ 51.93.

Ukraine’s Andrii Khloptsov (52.31), Brazil’s Glauber Silva (52.31), and Flavien Aubry (52.34) finished the heat.

Women’s 100 Back:

Katinka Hosszu picked up her first win of the day in the women’s 100 back. The “Iron Lady” was tied for second at the 50-meter mark, but surged ahead to bypass both Emily Seebohm and Daryna Zevina and finish first with a 55.93. 

Seebohm stopped the clock at a 56.42 for second, just ahead of Kevin’s 56.43.

Daria Ustinova (57.99), Kira Toussaint (58.04), Holly Barratt (59.10), Pauline Mahieu (1:00.57), and Lisa Zaiser (1:01.23) finished fourth through eighth respectively.

Men’s 50 Back:

Jeremy Stravius turned on the speed for the home crowd, touching first in the men’s 50 back with a 22.85. Stravius’ time was the only sub-23 second swim of the event.

Pavel Yankovich picked up second with a 23.30, followed closely by Mitch Larkin (23.31) and Bobby Hurley (23.35).

Vladimir Morozov and Camille Lacourt tied for fifth with matching times of 23.57.

Stanislav Donets (23.71) and Nelson Silva Junior (24.12) were seventh and eighth.

Women’s 200 Fly:

Germany’s Franziska Hentke took first in the women’s 200 fly with a time of 2:05.16, while second was picked up by Aussie Madeline Groves (2:06.54).

Zsuzsanna Jakabos picked up another bronze with a time of 2:07.09.

China’s Wang Siqi was fourth with a 2:07.64, followed by the French trio of Lara Grangeon (2:10.17), Alice Aubry (2:15.26), and Camille Wishaupt (2:15.89).

Men’s 200 IM:

Philip Heintz bagged his second win of the day in finals of the men’s 200 IM. Heintz stopped the clock at a 1:52.03 over Japan’s Hiromasa Fujimori (1:53.58) and South Africa’s Chad le Clos (1:54.96).

Kirill Prigoda took fourth with a time of 1:56.95, while Great Britain’s Tristan Slater was fifth with a 1:57.45.

Sebastian Steffan (1:59.62), Ho Lun Raymond Mak (2:02.03), and Taki Mrabet (2:04.00) were sixth through eighth.

Women’s 400 Free:

Katinka Hosszu clocked her second win of the day in the women’s 400 free, turning in a time of 4:02.83 for the gold.

Shao Yiwen of China finished second overall with a 4:03.95, while Leah Neale picked up third with a 4:04.01.

Hannah Miley of Great Britain took fourth with a 4:04.40, followed by Madeline Groves and her time of 4:09.56.

Daryna Zevina (4:11.85), Shen Junjie (4:12.15), and Li Hui Genevieve Lye (4:26.32) rounded out the top eight.

Men’s 50 Free:

Vladimir Morozov topped the competition in the men’s 50 free, stopping the clock at a 20.81, followed by Ukraine’s Andrii Govorov and his time of 20.96.

Shinri Shioura of Japan and Jeremy Stravius finished close together with times of 21.33 and 21.47 respectively.

Adam Barrett (21.72), Guo Wei (21.82), Michael Andrew (22.14), and Adi Mesetovic (22.39) completed the heat.

Women’s 200 Breast:

Japan’s Rie Kaneto out-lasted the competition in finals of the women’s 200 breast, turning in a final time of 2:16.99 for the gold.

Russia’s Yulia Efimova finished second with a time of 2:!7.32, while Miho Takahashi of Japan took third with a 2:20.61.

Tessa Wallace and Breeja Larson kept a close race with times of 2:23.74 and 2:24.93 respectively.

Camille Dauba (2:28.51) and Laura Paquit (2:30.40) finished sixth and seventh.

Women’s 100 IM:

The “Iron Lady” bagged her third win of the meet in the women’s 100 IM, turning in a final time of 57.63, followed closely by Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson and her time of 57.84.

Australia’s Emily Seebohm finished third with a time of 58.10, while the USA’s Katie Meili was fourth with a 58.41.

The Austrian duo of Lena Kreundl (59.92) and Lisa Zaiser (59.96) finished fifth and sixth respectively.

Daryna Zevina (1:01.79) and Kin Lok Chan (1:01.92) were seventh and eighth.

Men’s 200 Back:

The men’s 200 back was swept by the Australian’s as the Mitch Larkin led the trio to victory. Larkin turned in a 1:50.10 to pick up gold and his first win of the World Cup series.

Fellow Aussie’s Bobby Hurley and Jack Gerrard picked up second and third respectively with times of 1:54.22 and 1:55.06.

Nelson Silva Junior finished fourth overall with a 1:57.55, while Austria’s Sebastian Steffan was fifth with a 2:04.77.

Q Almenhali of the United Arab Emirates finished sixth with a 2:23.58.

Women’s 50 Fly:

Jeanette Ottesen picked up her second win of the day with a sizzling 25.09 in the women’s 50 fly.

Kimberly Buys of Belarus and Hollary Barratt of Australia finished second and third with times of 25.77 and 25.92.

Alia Atkinson delivered a 26.04 for fourth, while Madeline Groves took fifth with a 26.13.

Katinka Hosszu (26.52), Tessa Wallace (26.96), and Marina Chan (27.38) rounded out the top eight.

Men’s 1500 Free:

The Czech Republic’s Jan Micka picked up his first win of the meet in the men’s 1500 free, winning in a time of 14:56.21.

Close on Micka’s heels was Japan’s Yasunari Hirai with a final time of 14:56.50 for second.

Germany’s Poul Zellmann finished third with a time of 15:03.00.

David Brandl of Austria completed the heat with a time of 15:38.15.

Women’s 400 Free:

Katinka Hosszu ended day two of the Paris stop with her fourth win of the day, taking the gold in the women’s 400 free with a time of 4:27.67.

Japan’s Miho Takahashi and Hungary’s Zsuzsanna Jakabos posted close times for second and third, stopping the clock at times of 4:31.20 and 4:31.71 respectively.

Hannah Miley of Great Britain finished a close fourth with a time of 4:31.85.

Franziska Hentke (4:36.85) and Alexane Cormier (5:02.72) picked up fifth and sixth.

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