2021 MANCHESTER INT’L SWIM MEET
The Manchester Worldwide Swim Meet continued at the moment, with solely elite athlete being allowed to compete amid nationwide lockdowns as a result of pandemic state of affairs in England.
Adam Peaty adopted his 58.82 final night time with a 26.75 tonight within the 50 breast, over a full second forward of second-place finisher James Wilby (27.79). With that swim, Peaty jumps as much as #2 on the planet this season, simply off of Italian Nicolo Martinenghi‘s 26.56 from the Italian Nationals in December.
After an enormous ISL season, Abbie Wood continues to get stronger in lengthy course. The 22-year-old gained the 200 free at the moment in a lifetime finest 1:57.96, edging 20-year-old Freya Anderson (1:58.00). It’s an enormous finest for Wooden, who had an outdated better of 1:59.66 from February 2020.
James Guy had a powerful 200 fly tonight, profitable it in 1:56.34 off of a fast 53.89 first 100. He strikes to #9 on the planet this season, simply .02 behind Japan’s Daiya Seto.
Within the girls’s 50 fly, French record-holder Marie Wattel gained by a half-second, dropping a 25.51 forward of Swedish sprinter Louise Hansson (26.05). Wattel was only a single hundredth off of her finest, a 25.50 from the 2019 World Championships, a terrific February swim.
Thomas Dean led youngsters Matthew Richards and Jacob Whittle within the 100 free, all three breaking 50 seconds. Dean was 49.65 tonight, edging 19-year-old Richards (49.84) and 17-year-old Whittle (49.97). This morning, Whittle dropped a lifetime finest 49.60.
Molly Renshaw adopted up her British record-matching 200 breast last night (2:22.08) with a win within the 100 breast tonight. She was 1:07.38, with Sarah Vasey (1:07.76) and Imogen Clark (1:07.83) additionally getting underneath 1:08.
- Greek nationwide Andreas Vazaios edged Joe Litchfield within the 200 IM, 2:01.54 to 2:01.63.
- 20-year-old Lily Booker destroyed her outdated finest within the 400 IM, going 4:44.73 to take over 5 seconds off and breaking 4:50 for the primary time.
- Jonathon Adam, 19, gained the boys’s 50 again in 26.30.
- Veteran Georgia Davies gained the 100 again, going 1:01.96 to edge 18-year-old Honey Osrin (1:02.18).