Sebastiaan Verschueren & Femke Heemskerk Test Burners; Titles For Toussaint & De Jong

Sebastiaan Verschuren by Patrick B. Kraemer

Sebastian Verschueren, 48.6 and 48.7, and Femke Heemskerk, 1:56.6, led the speed curve on day 2 at the Swim Cup Eindhoven, the meet doubling as Dutch Olympic trials and a test for European swimmers from several countries keen to test their night swimming skills; titles for Elsinore de Jong and Kira Toussaint, who also set a championship mark

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As 1:00.25 is the FINA ‘A’ time, I assume Toussaint also books her spot for Rio? She was elated after the race.


Interesting that Heemskerk had a bye to semis.
Never heard such a thing before in elite competitive swimming, especially not in an Olympics qualifying international meet.

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