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Peaty Hits World #2 50 Breast, Wooden Shaves Huge Time in 200 Free in Manchester

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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.

2 Arno
Kamminga
NED 26.88 12/03
3 Kirill
Strelnikov
RUS 27.14 10/30
4 Csaba
Szilagyi
SRB 27.15 12/12
5 Kirill
Prigoda
RUS 27.25 10/02

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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 It’s an enormous finest for Wooden, who had an outdated better of 1:59.66 from February 2020.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.

OTHER WINNERS

  • 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  • 20-year-old Lily Booker destroyed her outdated finest within the 400 IM, going 4:44.73 to take over 5 seconds off and breaking 4:50 for the primary time.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).