Cate Campbell Sets Commonwealth Record in 100 Free Semis

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Cate Campbell and Taylor Ruck had a great battle in the 100 free semifinals. Campbell, from Australia, earned the top seed for the finals with a swim of 52.64, a Commonwealth Games record.

Ruck, a Canadian teenager, took the second spot in 53.05 to finish ahead of another Campbell, Bronte Campbell, who finished in 53.46.

Australia’s Shayna Jack took the fourth seed in in 53.58, followed by Canada’s Kayla Sanchez (54.18), Penny Oleksiak (54.34), South Africa’s Erin Gallagher (54.38) and England’s Anna Hopkin (55.17).



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    Be ware of Taylor Ruck
    She’s on fire 🔥

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Author: Daniel D'Addona

Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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