June 8, 2023
2023 British Championship - Day 4 Finals Live Recap

freya cobert swam and swam to the World Championship workforce at 400 IM on the primary day of this match Katie Shanahan A remaining. Tonight, these two will meet once more within the women 200 backstroke. Colbert and Shanahan had the quickest time of the qualifying spherical with 2:11.31 and a couple of:11.58 respectively and set themselves up for a very good combat tonight. Alongside the gold medal, they’re going to be chasing the World Championship qualifying time of two:08.07.

Jacob Peters The morning he swam 51.68, he was a couple of inches away from 51.56, the lads’s 100 butterfly race, and Lewis Fraser It wasn’t far behind with 51.99. They are going to take the boys to the finals tonight however they’re going to need to be careful for the British report holder James Man He did his finest within the preliminaries with 52.34.

The final two occasions of the night time are the ladies’s 100 freestyle and Anna Hopkin, freya andersonAnd Lucy Hopeand 200 breasts in males, right here James Wilby retains the most effective seed.

Ladies’s 200 Backstroke

  • British Report: 2:06.66 – Gemma Spofforth (2009)
  • World Championship Choice Customary: 2:07.29
  1. Katie Shanahan – 2:07.81
  2. Freya Colbert – 2:08.73
  3. Evie Dilley – 2:12.70

Katie Shanahan almost added her identify to the 2023 World Championship qualifiers checklist by swimming 2:07.81 to overlook the two:07.29 choice customary. Shanahan’s finest swimming time on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games got here to this match with 2:09.22, reaching a cushty 2:11.58 to assert first place from the qualifiers.

For Shanahan, this gold medal swim means she will get a brand new finest time by greater than a second and the possibility to compete within the 200 backstrokes at this summer season’s World Championships. Shanahan took the bronze medal with 2:09.22 on the Commonwealth Video games final 12 months, however didn’t compete on the 2022 World Championships.

Freya Colbert additionally missed qualifying, however had already entered the workforce together with her 400 IM performances on the primary day. Nonetheless beneath the FINA A minimize of two:11.08, which implies he can compete within the World Championships if chosen by the nominating committee. Nice Britain had no opponents within the ladies’s 200 backstroke in Budapest 2022, and there might be two entries this 12 months.

Evie Dilley It was a strong swim for the bronze medal, beating the wall with 2:12.70 2:13.79 within the morning and lacking a private report of two:11.19.

Males’s 100 Butterflies

  • British Report: 50.67 – James Man (2017)
  • World Championship Choice Customary: 50.88
  1. Jacob Peters – 51.16
  2. James Man – 51.63
  3. Jamie Ingram – 51.98

Jacob Peters completed within the males’s 100 butterflies and hit the wall with a rating of 51.16, touching virtually a half-second lead. James Man. Peters swam 51.68 qualifying rounds to turn into the most effective seeded to this A-final, reducing his 51.50 PB by 0.34 seconds within the remaining.

Peters got here very near breaking beneath the 51.00 barrier for the primary time, and was additionally simply outdoors the 50.88 World Championship qualifying time. He swam beneath British Swimming’s secondary benchmark customary of 51.56, which implies he’ll be relying on the choice committee to get on the workforce right here.

The British report holder and World Champion medalist on this occasion swam 51.63 slower than the usual thought of right here, placing him in a considerably harmful place for the upcoming World Championships. After lacking each qualifying cuts, it is not but clear whether or not his previous instances can be sufficient to land him a spot on the workforce.

Jamie Ingram He swam in 51.98, breaking 52 seconds for the primary time. he’s touching Lewis FraserHe gained the bronze medal with a time of 52.22. His finest time earlier than tonight’s 51.98 was 52.17, which he reached on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games.

Women 100 Freestyle

  • British Report: 52.75 – Anna Hopkin (2021)
  • World Championship Choice Customary: 52.98
  1. freya anderson – 53.48
  2. Anna Hopkin – 53.52
  3. Lucy Hope – 54.34

This combat got here to the final second freya anderson And Anna Hopkin competed within the ladies’s 100 freestyle remaining. Anderson managed to get forward of Hopkin by stopping the clock at 53.48 to win gold by simply 0.04 seconds.

A swim beneath 53 was required to realize the automated qualifying minimize for the 2023 World Championships, so neither of the highest two ladies are formally on the workforce but. However as each have handed the secondary customary, they are going to be in rivalry to compete at this occasion in Fukuoka later this summer season.

On the 2022 World Championships, Hopkin and Anderson completed ninth and twelfth respectively within the 100 freestyle semi-finals.

Lucy Hope and Abbie Wooden They joined the duo in fifth place within the ladies’s 4×100 freestyle relay final 12 months, and each completed within the high 4 on the 2023 British Champions. Hope took the bronze in 54.34 and Wooden completed fourth in 55.01. These instances could also be sufficient for the 4 of them to return to the relay by the top of this summer season.

Males 200 Breaststroke

  • British Report: 2:07.30 – Ross Murdoch (2014)
  • World Championship Choice Customary: 2:08.11
  1. James Wilby – 2:09.88
  2. Gregory Butler – 2:10.69
  3. George Smith – 2:13.10

James Wilby He took his second nationwide medal this week within the males’s 200 breaststroke remaining after profitable 100 on the primary day of the British Champs. Wilby was finest seeded tonight after a morning swim of two:12.70 and took the gold medal with a time of two:09.88.

On the fourth day of this match, like each winner, Wilby missed the World Championship choice customary. Minimize 2:08.11 is slower than Wilby’s finest time of two:07.49, however sooner than immediately’s swim. Wilby additionally missed the two:08.55 judgment time.

Wilby gained this occasion by over a second. Gregory Usak He hit the wall with a time of two:10.69 and jumped from the third place he had caught within the preliminaries. He swam to the bronze medal George Smith touched at 2:13.10 and Archie Goodburn Who was proper behind him at 2:13.17.

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