Japan’s Nao Horomura finished first overall in the men’s 200-meter fly with a time of 1:58.77. Horomura added slightly to his seed time of 1:57.46.
Russia’s Daniil Pakhomov grabbed second overall with a time of 1:58.96, adding to his time of 1:56.97. Both Pakhomov and Horomura’s seed times put them in a good position to challenge the championship meet record of 1:56.42 set by Andrew Seliskar in 2013.
Mike Thomas of the USA grabbed third overall in prelims with a time of 1:59.63.[table “” not found /]
Bulgaria’s Antani Ivanov finished fourth in prelims with a time of 1:59.71 from heat four.
Mark Tekauer of Hungary claimed the fifth place seed with a time of 2:00.02.
New Zealand’s Willrich Coetzee and Italy’s Giacomo Carini posted similar times from separate heats to grab the sixth and seventh place seeds. Coetzee finished sixth overall with a time of 2:00.15 from heat six, while Carini posted a 2:00.29 from heat five for the seventh place seed.
Zach Harting of the USA finished eighth with a time of 2:00.47.
Schedule of Events:
- Men’s 200-Meter Back
- Women’s 200-Meter Breast
- Men’s 200-Meter Fly
- Women’s 200-Meter Free
- Men’s 400-Meter Medley Relay
- Women’s 400-Meter Medley Relay
- Men’s 1500-Meter Free (Slower Heats)