INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE – MATCH 5
Reported by Lydia Ferrari Kehoe.
WOMEN’S 400 FREE
We talked about Tokyo’s technique of attempting to complete off the session with a bang. They pulled off a very key 1-2 right here because the Frog Kings hope to construct some main momentum within the eleventh hour of at present’s classes.
Leah Smith gained the 400 free for a second-straight meet. She’s undefeated in that occasion to date this season. Smith went 4 tenths quicker at present and is on the cusp of a sub-4:00 swim. Simply three ladies within the league this yr have gone underneath 4 minutes, and Smith sits 4th in league rankings for the season.
Chihiro Igarashi was second, about 4 seconds again of a dominant Smith swim. And Tokyo piled up three factors in jackpots, as they’ll transfer to 19.5 factors behind LA for second place.
London leads after an enormous run by means of the backstrokes. The Roar’s Aimee Willmott was third, and London leads LA by 30.5 in a battle for the lead that has all of the sudden unfold out.