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Kasia Wasick Turns into Seventh-Quickest Girl Ever After Scorching 23.43 50 Free



In maybe one of many extra shocking upsets of the day, New York Breakers swimmer Kasia Wasick topped a robust subject within the ladies’s 50 freestyle en path to placing herself amongst the quickest swimmers in historical past.

Wasick, 28, clocked in a time of 23.43, knocking near half a second off her Polish Nationwide Document of 23.88 set finally season’s ISL Last. Having beforehand been ranked exterior of the top-25 all-time within the occasion, Wasick flies up the record to #7 with this efficiency.

All-Time Performers, Girls’s 50m Freestyle (SCM)

Rank Swimmer Time Yr
1 Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) 22.93 2017
2 Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) 23.00 2017
3 Cate Campbell (AUS) 23.19 2017
4 Marleen Veldhuis (NED) 23.25 2008
5 Therese Alshammar (SWE) 23.27 2009
6 Hinkelien Schreuder (NED) 23.32 2009
7 Kasia Wasick (POL) 23.43 2020
8 Fran Halsall (GBR) 23.44 2009
T-9 Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) 23.49 2015
T-9 Pernille Blume (DEN) 23.49 2017

Wasick, who proved to be the Breakers’ best freestyle relay option of their first match, was left off the ladies’s 4×100 free by the membership with the intention to relaxation her for this race. That paid off huge time, as she not solely went an extremely quick time, but additionally defeated a troublesome lineup that included world file holder Ranomi Kromowidjojo.

Making this swim much more noteworthy is the truth that Wasick was not noted of the occasion by the Breakers of their first match, as an alternative opting to swim Arina Surkova and the now-departed Jeanette Ottesen.

The 23.43 exhibiting for Wasick can be the quickest we’ve seen within the ISL up to now this season, and would’ve received (or tied for the win) in 5 of the seven matches final season. Sarah Sjostrom‘s 23.48 from Match 1 was beforehand the quickest we’d seen this season, whereas Kromowidjojo holds the highest time ever within the ISL at 23.29 from final yr’s Budapest match.

After taking fourth within the opening match (towards stiff competitors), the Breakers sit in second place for the match on the midway mark, with Wasick’s swim being one in all 4 occasion victories for the membership.

A 3-time Polish Olympian, Wasick closed out her session by posting the quickest freestyle cut up (51.59) within the ladies’s 4×100 medley, transferring the Breakers up one spot to fourth.