Vlad Morozov Downs World Cup Record on Day Two of Tokyo World Cup

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Day two finals of the Tokyo stop of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series brought us some exciting action. Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom was out-touched twice while Vlad Morozov took a World Cup record in the 100 free.

Here you will find all you need to follow along live with the second finals session of the 2018 Tokyo World Cup.

Today’s events:

  • Women’s 400 IM
  • Men’s 1500 Free
  • Men’s 50 Back
  • Women’s 200 Free
  • Men’s 200 IM
  • Women’s 100 Back
  • Men’s 50 Breast
  • Women’s 50 Fly
  • Men’s 100 Free
  • Women’s 100 Breast
  • Men’s 200 Fly
  • Mixed 4×50 Free Relay

Check below for live, event-by-event coverage.

Women’s 400 IM

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu solidified herself as the dominant force in the world of swimming by earning a victory in the A final with a time of 4:21.91.

Not far behind was Yui Ohhashi (4:22.73) and Sakiko Shimizu (4:28.62) in second and third respectively.

Rounding out the final in eighth was Waka Kobori in a time of 4:37.75.

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Men’s 1500 Free

As expected the Ukrainian distance man, Mykahilo Romanchuk, touched first by a wide margin in a time of 14:27.93.

Touching second was Sygogo Takeda in a time of 14:33.26.

Earning the bronze was Sergii Frolov in a time of 14:39.22.

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Women’s 200 Free

Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom was touched out today by Dutch stand-out Femke Heemskerk by just .01. Heemskerk swam a 1:51.91 while Sjostrom touched in 1:51.92.

Taking the bronze was Rio Shirai with her 1:54.67.

Rounding out the final was Aya Takado in a time of 1:56.61.

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Men’s 200 IM

China’s Sun Wang took the men’s 200 IM by turning in a time of 1:51.45.

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Women’s 100 Back

Aussie sprinter Minna Atherton earned herself a victory in the women’s 100 back by turning in a swift time of 56.04.

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Men’s 50 Breast

Slovakia’s Peter Stevens (26.09) was able to get past Kirill Prigoda (26.19) while Yasihrio Koseki took third in a time of 26.20.

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Women’s 50 Fly

The Netherlands go-to-girl Ranomi Kromowidijojo got past Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom with her 24.51, to Sjostrom’s 24.58.

Taking the bronze was Rikako Ikee in a time of 24.80.

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Men’s 100 Free

Vladimir Morozov earned himself another world cup record with his production of a 45.16. Aussie Kyle Chalmers took second in 45.78.

Earning the bronze in a time of 46.79 was USA’s Blake Pieroni. 

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Women’s 100 Breast

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson took the win with a time of 1:03.09 while her Russian rival Yulia Effimova touched right behind in a time of 1:03.42.

Earning the bronze in 1:05.07 was Great Britain’s Siobhan O’Conner.

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Men’s 200 Fly

China’s Zhuhao Li earned himself the gold here with a swift 1:50.92.

Taking the silver was Takumi Terada who was able to put together a 1:52.00. Earning the bronze was Nao Horomura, in a time of 1:52.04.

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