Sarah Sjöström A Swimmer Rolling Towards Rio With Intent: On 24.2 In Free Dash

Sarah Sjöström by Joel Marklund / BILDBYRÅN / courtesy of Arena

A day after a fabulous 55.68 in the 100 butterfly that left Sarah Sjostrom just 0.04sec shy of her own world record, the Carl-Jenner coached sprinter cracked out a dominant 24.22 victory in the 50m freestyle – a swimmer hurtling towards Rio 2016 with intent

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Is this meet considered to be a OT for Swedish swimmers? If it is so then why don’t we see Michelle Coleman here.

John Svensson

Yozhik: Mostly a Euros trial. There’s no top2 or anything to make the Olympic team, only times. Coleman and Johansson have already punched their Olympic ticket and will attend the Aussie nationals where they train. Johansson will then head home to Sweden, while Coleman will continue to train in Australia at least until the Euros.

Very solid meet for Sarah so far! I have a feeling her 100 free tomorrow could be PB fast.


Thank you, John. Sarah Sjostrom’s races is the most interesting thing that is happening now. Everything else is routine.

Kim Simonsen

Let’s not hope she succombs to the pressure again, as she did in London – Good luck in Rio!

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