Another Sprinkling Of Spice For Kazan 200m Free: Mel Wright Steps In For Kylie Palmer

Mel Schlanger broke 2mins over 200m free in 2007 ... now as Mel Wright she has her eye on cracking 1:56 - by Patrick B. Kraemer

The race just had another sprinkling of spice thrown in: Aussie speedster Mel Wright, nee Schlanger, is taking up the place left vacant by Kylie Palmer. “It’s not that much of a step up to the 200m, and you could argue that it’s more suited to my stroke” says Wright

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The race just had another sprinkling of spice thrown in: Aussie speedster Mel Wright, nee Schlanger, is taking up the place left vacant by Kylie Palmer. “It’s not that much of a step up to the 200m, and you could argue that it’s more suited to my stroke” says Wright

Comments

Verram

Wishing both girls the best…

for33

It would be great if she gets to medal in this race, after Ms. Sjoestrom and Ms. McKeon. And it would also be great if Australia manages to give stiff competition to the other teams in the 4x200m freestyle relay.

aswimfan

for33,

Per published article in Swimvortex, Sjoestrom has confirmed she will not swim individual 200 free in Kazan.

Personal Best

So happy she gets a chance at an individual event after 2012’s 100 free.

I remember at the time of the Aussie trials a suggestion that she was not focusing on the 200 free this year; she still managed a solid time.

Hope she impresses, at least herself. Would give her greater confidence leading to next year.

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