Budapest 2017, Day 5 Heats: Sarah Sjostrom Targets Gold After 51.71 WR Stunner

Sarah Sjostrom - courtesy of Arena

World Championships, Budapest, Day 5 heats: This morning brings the heats of the women’s 100m freestyle – Sarah Sjostrom brings her new status and then 51.71WR to the blocks with her – men’s 200m backstroke; women’s, then men’s 200m breaststroke before the women’s en’s 4x200m freestyle heat. Yes, just the one line-up of 10 nations in a “FINA family” of 200-plus. What can not all mean? A sport that faces serious issues of ‘development’ on several fronts. performance, financial and more

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World Championships, Budapest, Day 5 heats: This morning brings the heats of the women’s 100m freestyle – Sarah Sjostrom brings her new status and then 51.71WR to the blocks with her – men’s 200m backstroke; women’s, then men’s 200m breaststroke before the women’s en’s 4x200m freestyle heat. Yes, just the one line-up of 10 nations in a “FINA family” of 200-plus. What can not all mean? A sport that faces serious issues of ‘development’ on several fronts. performance, financial and more

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