Defending Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has begun his quest to go back-to-back within the hotly-anticipated 100m freestyle heats on evening 4 in Tokyo.
The Rio gold medallist received the eighth warmth with a speedy time of 47.77, with reigning world champion Caeleb Dressel simply forward at 47.73 within the last warmth, behind Italy’s Thomas Ceccon (47.71).
“What a good way to set this up for the semi-final and the ultimate to return,” Ian Thorpe mentioned on Seven.
Nonetheless Cameron McEvoy didn’t qualify for Wednesday’s semi-finals, along with his time of 48.72 good for twenty fourth – when solely the highest 16 certified.
Brianna Throssell certified by default for the semi-finals of the 200m butterfly when simply 16 swimmers participated within the three heats due to a late withdrawal, with 16 going by way of.
The Aussie would’ve certified anyway, ending third within the second warmth with a time of two:09.34, round a second behind American Hali Flickinger and virtually three seconds behind her private finest.
Additionally in motion tonight is Zac Stubblety-Cook dinner, a real gold medal likelihood within the 200m breakstroke, together with Matthew Wilson.
Jack McLoughlin (800m freestyle) and our 4x200m freestyle relay staff spherical out the Aussie hopes.
NIGHT FOUR SWIM HEATS – AUSSIES IN ACTION AND START TIMES (AEST)
Kyle Chalmers (47.77, third) and Cameron McEvoy (48.72, eradicated) in Males’s 100m Freestyle heats (8:02pm)
Brianna Throssell (2:09.34, ninth) in Ladies’s 200m Butterfly heats (8:23pm)
Zac Stubblety-Cook dinner and Matthew Wilson in Males’s 200m Breaststroke heats (8:35pm)
Australia in Males’s 4x200m Freestyle relay heats (8:54pm)
Jack McLoughlin in Males’s 800m Freestyle heats (9:12pm)
Observe evening 4 of the swimming heats reside under!
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