2018 FINA World Short Course Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap


The second morning of the 2018 FINA World Short Course Championships will feature seven preliminary events with the heats of the women’s 4×50 medley relay, men’s 200 free, women’s 100 free, men’s 100 fly, women’s 200 fly, women’s 800 free and the mixed 4×50 free relay.

Women’s 4×50 Medley Relay

The American team of Kathleen Baker (26.89), Katie Meili (29.26), Kendyl Stewart (25.22) and Erika Brown (23.55) qualified first for the 4×50 medley relay final with a 1:44.92. They are seeded ahead of China (1:45.53) as the Americans are expected to come back to finals with three fresh swimmers.

The projected lineup for the Americans looks to be Olivia Smoliga, Meili, Kelsi Dahlia and Madison Kennedy, but the coaches will make that public later.

Japan is the third seed at 1:46.02 as the Czech Republic (1:46.31) and the Netherlands (1:46.99) are fourth and fifth. Australia is the sixth seed at 1:47.49 and could come back with more speed tonight with Emily Seebohm is available to strengthen the team.

Russia (1:47.73) and Italy (1:47.81) also qualified for the final.

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Men’s 200 Free

Women’s 100 Free

Men’s 100 Fly

Women’s 200 Fly

Mixed 4×50 Free Relay

Women’s 800 Free


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