Taylor McKeown 2:21 Barges Into Lethal Leisel Jones’ All-Time Top 10 Of Australia

Taylor McKeon celebrates with Georgia Bohl in Adelaide - by Steve Christo for Swimming Australia Ltd

Taylor McKeon broke into the 1:06 zone for silver and her first ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a few days ago. Today she blew the 200m field away with a 1:07.94 first half of the 200m on her way to victory in 2:21.45, the closest any Dolphin has come to the pioneering 2:20.54 standard that stood as a world record to Leisel Jones in 2006 barring Jones herself; Cameron McEvoy leads the way to the dash final.

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Taylor McKeon broke into the 1:06 zone for silver and her first ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a few days ago. Today she blew the 200m field away with a 1:07.94 first half of the 200m on her way to victory in 2:21.45, the closest any Dolphin has come to the pioneering 2:20.54 standard that stood as a world record to Leisel Jones in 2006 barring Jones herself; Cameron McEvoy leads the way to the dash final.

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