Michael Houlie Breaks Meet Record Again At 2019 World University Games With 26.82

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Michael Houlie of South Africa breaks the 2019 World University Games meet record in the men’s 50 breast semi finals finishing in a time of 26.82. Houlie broke the meet record earlier this morning with his time of 26.98.

Russia’s Kirill Prigoda (27.28) qualified third for finals just ahead of USA’s Ian Finnerty (27.32) and Brazil’s Pedro Cardona (27.33).

Korea’s Jaekwoon Moon (27.53) and USA’s Connor Hoppe (27.66) both posted times in heat 1 that qualify them as fifth and sixth seed for tomorrow’s finals. France’s Theo Bussiere (27.67) and Great Britian’s Craig Benson (27.68) claimed the last two spots heading into finals.


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