England’s Ben Proud Nabs Commonwealth Games Record in 50 Free Semi-final

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In the second semi-final of the men’s 50 free we saw a Commonwealth Games record from England’s Benjamin Proud who swam a time 21.30, which earned him the top seed going into the final.

Australian Cameron McEvoy touched second in the heat with his 22.00 while Canada’s Yuri Kisil tied for third in the heat with England’s Thomas Fannon in a time of 22.09.

Rounding out the semi-final heat in a 22.84 was Suriname’s Matthew Abeysinghe.

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