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


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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