(Race Video) Jennie Johansson Sprints Way to 50 Breast Title

Jul 29, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Jennie Johansson (SWE) competes during the women's 100m breaststroke semifinals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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Sweden’s Jennie Johansson raced her way to the women’s 50-meter breast title at the 2016 European Championships.

Johansson stopped the clock in 30.81 for the win, just off her fifth-ranked season best of 30.71 from Australian Nationals.

Iceland’s Hilda Luthersdottir turned in a second-place time of 30.91, moving her to eighth in the world rankings with that swim.

Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen comprised the rest of the podium with a bronze-winning effort of 30.95 to move to ninth in the world.

Ukraine’s Mariya Liver (30.99), Finland’s Veera Kivirinta (31.12), Sweden’s Sophie Hansson (31.13), Russia’s Natalia Ivaneeva (31.18) and Czech’s Petra Chocova (31.63) finished fourth through eighth.

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4 comments

  1. Monica Erikson

    Congratulations, Jennie! 🙂 ???