Olympic Swimming Day Four Finals Heat Sheets Now Available

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

Kyle Chalmers (Australia) enters the 100 freestyle semifinals as the top seed with a new World Junior record in tow.

In the women’s 200 freestyle final Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden) and Katie Ledecky (USA) will dive in with seed times a bit ahead of the rest of the heat. Italian Federica Pellegrini is the world record holder, however, and enters in the third spot tonight.

Michael Phelps finally has a chance to win a medal in one of his signature events, the 200 butterfly. Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary has held onto the top seed through two rounds of swimming, however. South Africa’s Chad le Clos and Hungary’s Laszo Cseh are also very significant medal threats tonight.

In the 200 butterfly Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain enters with the top seed. She’ll swim next to Hali Flickinger of the USA who tied teammate Camille Adams this morning. Madeline Groves of Australia is also in the second semifinal tonight.

Anton Chupkov of Russia will be top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke semifinal. Defending gold medalist Daniel Gyurta of Hungary finished 17th.

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary aims for her third gold of the Games in the 200 IM though Great Britain’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor is in lane four. 400 IM silver medalist Maya DiRado will also be shooting for a second podium finish.

More info will come on men’s 4×200 freestyle relays when those lineups are released tonight.

Scheduled events:

  • Men’s 100 Freestyle Semifinal
  • Women’s 200 Freestyle FINAL
  • Men’s 200 Butterfly FINAL
  • Women’s 200 Butterfly Semifinal
  • Men’s 200 Breaststroke Semifinal
  • Women’s 200 IM FINAL
  • Men’s 4×200 Freestyle Relay FINAL
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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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