Tes Schouten Sets Dutch 200Br Record For Second Time In One Day; Guy And Steenbergen Take Second Golds In Rotterdam

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Tes Schouten: Photo Courtesy: KNZB.nl

Tes Schouten lowered her Dutch 200 breaststroke for the second time in one day while James Guy and Marrit Steenbergen each made it two out of two at the Rotterdam Qualification Meet.

Schouten stopped the clock at 2:23.67 to take 0.26 off the mark of 2:23.93 she set in Friday‘s prelims while Guy and Steenbergen both added the respective 100 fly titles to their 200 free victories on the opening day.

Verena Schott of Germany set a para world record of 1:26.08 in the 100m butterfly S6.

Schouten Rewrites The Record Books

Schouten started the day with a PB of 2:26.13 from February and her finals time at the 150 mark was 0.08 slower than her prelims.

However, the 21-year-old came home in 36.88 in a time that would have been good enough for third at the European Championships in Rome where she missed the final by one place and 0.04secs.

Splits: 32.73/1:09.71/1:46.79/2:23.93

Commonwealth bronze medallist Kaylene Corbett was second home in 2:24.01 with City of Sheffield’s Charlotte Bianchi third in 2:32.91.

Caspar Corbeau won the men’s 200br in 2:09.13 ahead of Arno Kamminga with the double Olympic silver medallist moving from third place at the final turn thanks to a fourth 50 of 32.19 as he finished in 2:10.39.

Noah De Schryver was next home in 2:12.79.

Guy And Steenbergen Lead The Way

Guy overhauled Olympic champion Tom Dean to win the 200 free on day one and on Friday he reached the halfway point 0.01 behind leader Ed Mildred.

A second 50 of 27.92 propelled the double Olympic relay champion past Mildred and into the wall first in 52.10.

Mildred was second in 52.36 while Jacob Peters moved from sixth to third with a second-length 27.82 to stop the clock at 52.43 as the trio claimed a Bath Performance Centre clean sweep.

Steenbergen, seven-time medallist at the 2022 Europeans, split 27.71/30.96 to win the women’s race in 58.57 ahead of Maaike de Waard (58.91) and Roos Vanotterdijk, who clocked 58.93.

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Roos Vanotterdijk: Photo Courtesy: Simone Castrovillari

Vanotterdijk, who won five medals at this year’s European Junior Championships, had earlier edged Kira Toussaint by 0.01 in the 50 back, the Belgian taking it 28.32 to 28.33.

Jonathon Adam, of Bath Performance Centre, won the men’s 50 back in 25.26.

European junior champion Vlad-Stefan Stancu dominated the men’s 1500 free to win by more than 25secs from Logan Vanhuys in 15:06.86.

Imani de Jong won the women’s race in 16:28.38.

Zoe Vogelmann went ahead after 300m to win the women’s 400IM in 4:45.02 ahead of City of Sheffield’s Amber Keegan who clocked 4:47.93.

Thomas Jansen won the men’s event in 4:20.36 with second-placed Yanieck Weijland setting a Dutch age group record of 4:26.14.

Schott Sets Para World Record

In the para races, Schott took 0.22 off the previous 100 fly WR of  held by Eleanor Robinson since April 2015 after starting her session with victory in the 50 back in 40.61.

Liesette Bruinsma set a Dutch S11 record of 1:21.95 behind Schott.

Rogier Dorsman – who swims in the S11 events – won his second title in as many days when he led the way in 1:04.04 with Thomas van Wanrooij setting a Dutch S13 mark of 58.43.

Jan Schreiber – who swims in the S10 classification – took the men’s 50 back in 31.96.


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