Nick D’Arcy qualifies for Olympics on 4th day of Australian Trials

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Midway through the Australian Olympic Trials, Stephanie Rice qualified for a second Olympic event with a win in the women’s 200 IM, 2:09.28 ahead of also qualifying Alicia Coutts in 2:09.83. In the men’s 200 butterfly, Nick D’Arcy qualified in 1:54.71, bettering Michael Phelps’ world’s best time this year of 1:55.32, with Christopher Wright also qualifying in 1:56.40. And in the women’s 200 freestyle, Bronte Barratt and Kylie Palmer both qualified in 1:55.99 and 1:56.04 respectively, with at least Melanie Schlanger and Brittany Elmslie qualifying for the 4×200 relay, and maybe also Jade Neilsen and Angie Bainbridge. Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.

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  1. D’Arcy won’t be celebrating much according to The Sydney Morning Herald, to keep out of trouble.

    ”I’d probably go out to dinner with my parents and that’s probably about it at this stage,” D’Arcy said.
    ”I’ll probably keep it a bit quiet this week and maybe have a couple of friends over when I get home.”

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