Cate Campbell Wins 50 Fly in 1-2-3 Sweep for Australia

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The Australian women turned in a 1-2-3 performance in the 50 butterfly, led by Cate Campbell, who won the event in 25.59.

Holly Barratt was second (25.67) and Madeline Groves was third (25.69).

Canada’s Penny Oleksiak took fourth (25.88), followed by compatriot Rebecca Smith (26.49), Alys Thomas of Wales (26.78), South Africa’s Erin Gallagher (26.84) and Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson (27.35).

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Author: Daniel D'Addona

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