Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

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On day three of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the heats for the men’s 200 butterfly, women’s 200 breaststroke and men’s 50 backstroke. 50 female butterfly. and the men’s 100m freestyle will be contested.

We will have our first look at Kyle Chalmers swim a 100 freestyle on a flat start this year, as he opted out of swimming the event at the 2022 World Championships. He comes in with a best time of 47.08 and will be the favorite to win, but expect to that he be challenged by Canada Josh Liendoengland lewis burra and Jacob Whittleas well as Scotland Duncan Scott.

World record holder Tatjana Schoenmaker will swim the 200 breaststroke in this session. She also opted out of Worlds, so this preliminary round will give us a first look at her form in her best event this year.

Be on the lookout Maggie McNeil and Emma McKeon in the 50 butterfly, where they are set for a rematch after going 1-2 in the 100 butterfly yesterday. Other stars to watch include Chad Le Clos in the 200 butterfly and 100 backstroke champion Pieter Coetzee in the back 50.

200m butterfly men

  • World record: 1:50.39 — Kristof Milak, Hungary (2022)
  • Commonwealth record: 1:52.96 — Chad Le ClosSouth Africa (2012)
  • Commonwealth Games record: 1:54.00 — Chad Le ClosSouth Africa (2018)

200 breaststroke women

  • World record: 2:18.95 — Tatjana SchoenmakerSouth Africa (2021)
  • Commonwealth record: 2:18.95 — Tatjana SchoenmakerSouth Africa (2021)
  • Commonwealth Games record: 2:20.72 — Leisel Jones, Australia (2006)

Backstroke events 50 men

  • World record: 23.71 — Hunter Armstrong, USA (2022)
  • Commonwealth record: 24.04 — Liam Tancock, Great Britain (2009)
  • Commonwealth Games record: 24.62 — Liam Tancock, England (2010)

50 female flies

  • World record: 24.43 — Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden (2014)
  • Commonwealth Record: 25.20 — Francesca Halsall, Great Britain (2014)
  • Commonwealth Games record: 25.20 — Francesca Halsall, England (2014)

100m freestyle men

  • World record: 46.91 — Cesar Cielo, Brazil (2009)
  • Commonwealth record: 47.04 — Cameron McEvoy, Australia (2016)
  • Commonwealth Games record: 47.98 — Brent Hayden, Canada (2012)

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