Daniil Pakhomov Leads 100 Fly Field After Prelims at 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

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Daniil Pakhomov of Russia dashed to a first-place seed in prelims of the men’s 100-meter fly posting a final time of 52.96. Pakhomov added slightly to his time of 52.13 so look for him to challenge the meet record of 52.52 during semi-finals tonight.

Brazil’s Vinicius Lanza clocked a 53.34 to finish second overall. Russia’s Daniil Antipov rounded out the top three with a qualifying time of 53.53 for tonight’s finals.

TOP THREE QUALIFIERS SPLITS

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Ryan Hoffer of the USA turned in a 53.61 to grab the fourth-place seed, while Spain’s Albert Lozano and the USA’s Michael Andrew turned in close times for fifth and sixth respectively. Lozano clocked a 53.65 to claim the fifth-place seed over Andrew’s 53.67.

Poland’s Michael Chudy clocked a 53.95 to grab the seventh-place seed for tonight’s semi-finals, while Brazil’s Henrique Painhas rounded out the top eight qualifiers with a time of 54.02.

Italy’s Giacomo Carini (54.29), Australia’s Brayden McCarthy (54.29), Bulgaria’s Antani Ivanov (54.36), Japan’s Nao Horomura (54.45), Canada’s Josiah Binnema (54.47), Turkey’s Erge Can Gezmis (54.54), Belgium’s Dries Lutgarde J Vangoetsenhoven (54.61), and Australia’s Dominic Jack Richardson (54.65) will join the top eight in the semi-finals tonight.

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2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships: Live Results – Results