Olympic Swimming Day Six Finals Heat Sheets Now Available

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Full heat sheets for the sixth night of semifinals and finals action are available here. Check out Swimming World’s predictions here.

Ukraine’s Andrii Govorov will take the center lane in tonight’s second semifinal. Second qualifier Nathan Adrian of the USA will lead heat one, racing next to Anthony Ervin and Cameron McEvoy.

Yulia Efimova is the only 100 breaststroke medalist appearing in tonight’s 200 final. Australia’s Taylor McKeown was the fastest qualifier.

In the men’s 200 backstroke Evgeny Rylov of Russia is the top qualifier. Mitch Larkin of Australia and Ryan Murphy of the USA have posted the world’s two best times this year.

Katinka Hosszu posted a best time to lead the women’s 200 backstroke semifinals.

Michael Phelps will make his first appearance of the night in the 200 IM final, where he is the fastest qualifier, just ahead of teammate Ryan Lochte. The two will meet for their final showdown.

Cate Campbell has lowered the Olympic record in both of her two 100 freestyles so far. The Australian will shoot for gold and her own World Record tonight. Young Canadian Penny Oleksiak was only .01 behind in semifinals, lowering her own World Junior record in the process.

After a very short break, Phelps will return to the pool in the 100 butterfly semifinals. The GOAT was fourth this morning as Joseph Schooling of Singapore earned the top spot.

Scheduled Events:

  • Men’s 50 Freestyle Semifinal
  • Women’s 200 Breaststroke Final
  • Men’s 200 Backstroke Final
  • Women’s 200 Backstroke Semifinal
  • Men’s 200 IM Final
  • Women’s 100 Freestyle Final
  • Men’a 10 Butterly Semifinal
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Author: Cathleen Pruden

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Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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