Collectively they’ve helped Australia to ‘invincible’ standing within the ladies’s 4x100m freestyle relay, now Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell will flip rivals as they battle it out for particular person glory.
The duo, together with Bronte Campbell and Meg Harris, powered Australia to a third straight relay title on Monday, smashing their very own world file within the course of.
McKeon and Campbell carry Australia’s hopes within the particular person occasion, starting with heats on Wednesday night time, and each are among the many favourites for gold.
Campbell is chasing redemption having missed a medal as favorite in Rio 5 years in the past however McKeon has present native bragging rights having pipped her rival to the nationwide title at trials in June. McKeon clocked 52.19 seconds there — the quickest time on this planet this yr – whereas Campbell went 52.43.
Ariarne Titmus’ quest for one more gold additionally begins within the heats of the ladies’s 4x200m freestyle however she’ll doubtless be spared a swim after a gruelling schedule that’s already yielded 200m and 400m gold.
Australians are additionally concerned in heats of the 200m backstroke, ladies’s 200m breaststroke and males’s 200m particular person medley on Wednesday night time.
DAY 5 HEATS SCHEDULE & AUSSIES IN ACTION
8pm Ladies’s 100m freestyle heats – Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell
8.21pm Males’s 200m backstroke heats — Tristan Hollard
8.36pm Ladies’s 200m breaststroke heats – Jenna Strauch, Abbey Harkin
8.54pm Males’s 200m particular person medley heats – Mitch Larkin, Brendon Smith
9.17pm Ladies’s 4x200m freestyle relay heats
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