Adam Peaty Completes Breaststroke Double; Matt Sates Makes It Four In Four In Lausanne

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Adam Peaty: Photo Courtesy: Giorgio Perottino / Deepbluemedia / Insidefoto

Adam Peaty Completes Breaststroke Double; Matt Sates Makes It Four In Four At Lausanne Swim Cup

Adam Peaty completed the breaststroke double with victory over 100m and Matt Sates made it four wins in as many races at the Lausanne Swim Cup.

Peaty went out in 27.61 to turn with a 0.55 lead over James Wilby and although his fellow Briton ate into the deficit with a 31.81 second 50, the Olympic champion stopped the clock first in 59.88.

Wilby touched 0.09 behind in 59.97 as the pair reproduced their one-two from the 50br on the opening day.


Peaty: 27.61/32.27

Wilby: 28.16/31.81

Will Licon rounded out the podium in 1:01.15.

Martina Carraro also wrapped up the 50/100br double with a 1:06.84 win over two lengths.

The Italian was 0.70 ahead of Tatjana Schoenmaker at halfway although the Olympic silver medallist made inroads down the second 50.

Carraro touched 0.13 ahead in 1:06.84 with Schoenmaker next home in 1:06.97 and Lisa Mamie third in 1:08.62


Carraro: 30.97/35.87

Schoenmaker: 31.67/35.30

Sates Makes It Four In Four; Hansson & Ceccon At The Double

Sates won the 400 free and 400IM on Friday and returned to renew battle with Kregor Zirk in the 200 free.

Matthew Sates of South Africa competes in the 400m Individual Medley Men Final during the FINA Swimming Short Course World Championships at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in Melbourne, Australia, December 17th, 2022. Photo Giorgio Scala / Deepbluemedia / Insidefoto

Matt Sates: Photo Courtesy: Giorgio Scala / Deepbluemedia / Insidefoto

The South African led by 0.08 at halfway before a second 100 of 54.75 propelled him into the wall in 1:47.46 ahead of Zirk who clocked 1:48.60 as the pair repeated their finish from the 400 free.

Nils Liess was third in 1:49.59.

Sates returned for the 200IM in which he won the world short-course title in December.

He led from start to finish for a dominant win in 1:59.94 with Licon second in 2:02.29.

Louise Hansson won double gold, kicking it off with a dominant win in the 100 back in 1:00.55.

The Swede returned for the 50 fly, stopping the clock in 25.92 ahead of Melanie Henique (26.02) and Farida Osman (26.08).

Thomas Ceccon completed the same double, splitting 26.09/27.90 for a 53.99 victory in the 100 back.

Roman Mityukov followed his 200 back title with silver in 54.77 ahead of Luke Greenbank (55.75).

The Italian returned to take the men’s 50 fly in 23.13 – the fifth-fastest time of his career – and 0.34 outside his Italian record of 22.79.

Noe Ponti was second in 23.34 with Meiron Cheruti – winner of the 50 free on Friday – rounding out the top three in 23.69.

Anna Egorova added the 800 free to the 400 title in 8:39.57 before coming back to the pool for the 200 where she was second behind Marie Wattel, the Frenchwoman clocking 1:59.19 to 2:00.65.

It was the second win of the meet for Wattel who won the 50 free on the opening day.

Abbie Wood – fourth in Tokyo – won the women’s 200IM in 2:12.71, a day after second in the long medley, with Schoenmaker second in 2:16.79.




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