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Melvin Imoudu Hits New German 50 Breast Document On Day 1 Of Eindhoven Qualification Meet


The 2024 Eindhoven Qualification Meet (EQM) kicked off right this moment with Dutch swimmers vying for spots on the nation’s Olympic roster for Paris 2024.

Click on on our ‘SwimSwam Preview’ hyperlink within the bullets above to see which Dutch athletes have made the grade to date, with loads of slots nonetheless out there till the June twenty third qualification window ends.

Already certified in a number of occasions, 24-year-old Marrit Steenbergen put up a powerful exhibiting within the ladies’s 200m free closing this night.

Steenbergen stopped the clock at 1:56.09 (56.62/59.47) to grab the victory away from visiting Czech swimmer Barbora Seemanova.

24-year-old Seemanova settled for silver in 1:56.21 whereas Dutch swimmer Imani de Jong rounded out the rostrum nicely again in 1:59.25.

Steenbergen raced this occasion at this yr’s World Championships the place the Dutch ace logged a prelims swim of 1:58.18 adopted by a semi-final swim of 1:57.30. She withdrew from the race whereas Seemanova finally touched in 1:56.13 to complete 4th total.

Each ladies have already certified on this 2free occasion for the Paris 2024 Olympic Video games.

Ukraine’s Denys Kesil led the boys’s 200m fly subject, ripping a results of 1:56.63 to clear the pack by over 3 seconds.

The outing checks in amongst Kesil’s prime 10 private performances. He has already certified for Paris through the 1:55.75 notched for eleventh place on the 2023 World Championships.

Lithuanian nationwide document holder Danas Rapsys was additionally within the water tonight, racing within the males’s 200m free closing.

The 28-year-old Olympian snagged gold in a time of 1:46.56, though he’s been a lot faster this season.

On the World Championships in Doha, Rapsys earned silver behind gold medalist Hwang Sunwoo of South Korea, producing a results of 1:45.05. He was 1:44.96 within the semi-finals with each outcomes qualifying him for the Paris Olympic Video games.

Lastly, within the males’s 50m breast, Melvin Imoudu earned a brand new German nationwide document en path to gold.

Imoudu stopped the clock at 26.74, erasing his earlier lifetime greatest and German commonplace of 26.79 placed on the books eventually yr’s German Championships.

25-year-old Imoudu now ranks seventh on the earth on the season.

2 Sam
AUS 26.32 02/14
3 Nicolo
ITA 26.39 02/14
4 Nic
USA 26.49 02/14
5 Simone
ITA 26.53 03/09
6 Ilya
BLR 26.66 02/13
7 Adam
GBR 26.77 02/14
8 Peter
SLO 26.79 02/13
9 Lucas
GER 26.80 02/14
10 Melvin
GER 26.91 02/13

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Further Notes

  • Christian Diener logged a time of 1:58.50 to take the boys’s 200m again. Germany has 2 large meets this month: the Berlin Swim Open 04/19 – 04/21 and the German Nationwide Championships 04/25 – 04/28.
  • Ukraine’s Nika Sharafutdinova earned the ladies’s 200m again gold in 2:13.10.
  • The ladies’s 50m breast noticed Anne Palmans get it achieved for gold in 31.17.
  • Femke Spiering clocked a time of two:13.38 to face atop the ladies’s 200m fly podium.

Dutch Qualifiers as of Right this moment:


– 50 free (restrict 24.70): Marrit Steenbergen (24.42) and Kim Busch (24.68)
– 100 free (53.61): Marrit Steenbergen (52.26)
– 200 free (1.57.26): Marrit Steenbergen (1.55.51)
– 100 again (59.99): Maaike de Waard (59.65) and Kira Toussaint (59.88)
– 100 faculty (1.06.79): Tes Schouten (1.05.71)
– 200 faculty (2.23.91): Tes Schouten (2.19.81)
– 200 medley (2.11.47): Marrit Steenbergen (2.09.16)


– 50 free (restrict 21.96): Kenzo Simons (21.73) and Renzo Tjon A Joe (21.88)
– 200 again (1.57.50): Kai van Westering (1.56.91)
– 100 faculty (59.49): Arno Kamminga (58.71) and Caspar Corbeau (59.33)
– 200 faculty (2.09.68): Caspar Corbeau (2.07.99) and Arno Kamminga (2.08.30)
– 100 butterfly (51.67): Nyls Korstanje (50.78)

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