Women smoothly to relay World Cup final

Women smoothly to relay World Cup final

Shanghai : China | Jul 24, 2011 at 7:37 AM PDT
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SHANGHAI - The Dutch Relay women have been properly placed for Sunday's World Cup final in the 4x100-meter freestyle.

Marleen Veldhuis, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Maud van der Meer and Femke Heemskerk recorded at the Oriental Sports Complex a time of 3.35,76, and were thus in the series, only the United States in size.

The American women were 0.12 seconds rapper. The Dutch team during the final session, which begins at 12.00 hours Dutch time, top favorite.

not fully

The orange-quartet is the reigning Olympic and world champion and also holds the world record. ''We are certainly not fully gone. We all four have a lot harder,''said Kromowidjojo.

Veldhuis took over as the starting swimmer a head start over its competitors in the first set and then recorded her season best time: 54.41.

In the remainder of the race was just extended that advantage. Inge Dekker probably takes place in the finals of the Van der Meer.

Inge Dekker

Dekker did in the morning session in the heats of the 4x100 meter freestyle in action. She was spared to fully concentrate on the 100 meters butterfly.

They succeeded on that number but not in the final. In the semifinals, she is only a time of 58.70 and finished in the top eight not. Dekker was her 13th time. In the series, she put down the 11th time.

Joeri Verlinden

Joeri Verlinden also hold on the 50-meter butterfly finals next one came in the semi final in a time of 23.73. He became the 14th and that was not enough for a spot in the final.

Verlinden after the series had been a detour necessary to get to the semi final. He won the swim-off for the 16th and last place.

The Brazilian Cesar Cielo, who despite doping affairs may still participate in the World Cup, was the fastest round in 23.19.

Lennart Stekelenburg

Lennart Stekelenburg has placed at the last minute for the semifinals in the 100 meters breaststroke. He came to a time of 1.00,86 and finished as 16th. That was just enough to be allowed to continue his tournament.

The best time came in the name Alexander Dale Oen of Norway: 59.71. The semifinals will be completed later this Sunday.

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sharinaz is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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