Erik Persson (1994) broke the Swedish record in the men’s 200 breaststroke, with a time of 2:07.07 beating Martin Gustavsson’s 2:07.66 record from the 2003 Swedish SC Champs. 9 more swimmers made the Swedish roster (CÃ©line Bertrand twice) for Herning 2013, to join the 10 already pre-selected.
Qualified Swedes for Herning 2013 in tonight’s events:
- 400 free M – Mattias Carlsson and Adam Paulsson
- 200 IM W – Stina Gardell, Louise Hansson, CÃ©line Bertrand and Nadja Salomonsson
- 100 IM M – Sebastian Holmberg
- 100 fly W – Sarah SjÃ¶strÃ¶m,Â Josefin Lindkvist
- 100 breast W – Jennie Johansson,Â Joline HÃ¶stman,Â Sophie Hansson and Jessica Billquist
- 200 breast M – Erik Persson andÂ Simon SjÃ¶din
- 800 free W – CÃ©line Bertrand
Men’s 400 freestyle
Mattias Carlsson and Adam Paulsson were the first two Swedes qualifying for the Herning 2013 European Champs at this meet, 3:46.75 to 3:47.59 with the Swedish time standard being 3:47.94, bronze winner Robin AndrÃ©asson a bit outside the cut in 3:51.68. See the result list here.
Women’s 200 IM
Three swimmers made the Swedish 2:13.41 time cut to join pre-selected Stina Gardell on the Swedish roster for the Herning 2013 Europeans in this event; Louise Hansson Swedish SC champ in 2:09.98, CÃ©line Bertrand silver winner in 2:11.71 and Nadja Salomonsson bronze in 2:13.14. Louise Hansson already on the Swedish Herning 2013 squad in the women’s 50 and 100 fly.Â See the result list here.
Men’s 100 IM
Sebastian Holmberg the only one to qualify for Sweden in this event, with a winning time of 54.77 where the Swedish time standard for Herning 2013 was 55.01. Fredrich Risebrandt took silver inÂ 55.11 and Jeremy Peter bronze inÂ 55.45.Â See the result list here.
Women’s 100 butterfly
Already pre-selected Sarah SjÃ¶strÃ¶m won in 56.54, with Josefin Lindkvist also qualifying in 59.58, the qualification standard being 59.60. Ida Lindborg took bronze inÂ 1:00.21.Â See the result list here.
Men’s 50 butterfly
Noone qualified for Herning 2013, but veteran Lars FrÃ¶lander won in 24.07, Sebastian Holmberg took silver in 24.15 and Niklas Borin bronze inÂ 24.20.Â See the result list here.
Women’s 100 breaststroke
Six (!) swimmers went under the Swedish 1:08.66 time standard for Herning 2013, but only 4 can go due to LEN rules for the European Championships. Already pre-selected Jennie Johansson won in 1:05.64, also pre-selected Joline HÃ¶stman won silver in 1:06.24, Sophie Hansson took bronze in 1:07.16 and Jessica Billquist was fourth in 1:07.79.Â See the result list here.
Men’s 200 breaststroke
Erik Persson took down Martin Gustavsson’s 2:07.66 Swedish record from 15 March 2003 (!) with a time of 2:07.07, easily under the Swedish 2:10.74 time standard for Herning 2013. Simon SjÃ¶din also made the time requirement for Herning 2013 with a silver winning time of 2:10.10,Â Robert Palosaari bronze in 2:11.73.Â See the result list here.
Women’s 800 freestyle
CÃ©line Bertrand won and made the Herning 2013 roster for a second time tonight, clocking 8:45.21 ahead of Alba ForÃ©s in 8:47.75, the time cut for there Herning 2013 European Short Course Championships being 8:46.70. Alba ForÃ©s won silver inÂ 8:47.75, Laura Lajunen bronze inÂ 8:49.41.Â See the result list here.