Sarah Sjostrom approaches her Rio 2016 Olympics campaign in a stronger position than any other Madam Butterfly since the days of Mary T Meagher, the American who had to wait four years from boycotted Moscow 1980 to a home Games glory in Los Angeles in 1984. A 55.95 victory in the 100m butterfly at Swedish nationals in Norrköping set a championship mark and granted Sjostrom an eighth entry in the all-time top 10, including the best 5 ever inside the 55.98 in which Dana Vollmer (USA) claimed Olympic gold in world-record time at London 2012
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