On the penultimate day of racing at the 2021 Australian Swimming Championships, we will be treated to 4 events each on both the women’s and men’s side. As day 4 finals get underway, swimmers will contest the 400 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, and 200 IM. The session will wrap up with the women’s and men’s 4×100 freestyle.
Among those races scheduled for tonight is Emma McKeon‘s bid for a second 2021 national title as she hunts for gold in the 100 fly, Mitch Larkin‘s 200 backstroke redemption after a DQ in the 100, Kaylee McKeown‘s shot at a 200 IM title, and Ariarne Titmus‘ continued post-injury return to racing in the 400 free.
Date: Saturday, April 17
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WOMEN’S OPEN 400 FREESTYLE – FINAL
2021 Australian Trials Qualifying Time: 4:26.87
Australian Record: 3:58.75 – Ariarne Titmus (2019)
Ariarne Titmus – 4:01.34
Leah Neale – 4:08.26
Kareena Lee – 4:09.23
Ariarne Titmus swam to an expected victory in the women’s 400 freestyle as she posted a 4:01.34 to become the second-fastest in the world this season behind Katie Ledecky’s 3:59.25.
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Titmus is back in a world-class position in the 400 freestyle just months after she suffered a shoulder injury. 4:01.34 marks Titmus’ 5th fastest swim on record:
Ariarne Titmus Top 5 400 Freestyles On Record
3:58.76 (2019) (Australian Record)
Titmus was joined on the podium by Leah Neale in the 400 freestyle who posted a 4:08.26 for silver while Kareena Lee notched a 4:09.23 for bronze. Madeleine Gough and Kiah Melverton fell from 2nd and 3rd seed heading into the race to 4th and 5th with their swims of 4:09.41 and 4:09.64, respectively.
MEN’S OPEN 400 FREESTYLE – FINAL
2021 Australian Trials Qualifying Time: 4:04.45
Australian Record: 3:40.08 – Ian Thorpe (20020)
Elijah Winnington – 3:45.69
Thomas Neill – 3:46.35
Brendon Smith – 3:51.04
It was absolutely down to the wire in the men’s 400 freestyle final as Elijah Winnington and Thomas Neill went stroke for stroke down the last lap of the 400 freestyle. It was ultimately Winnington who touched first with a 3:46.35, just trailing his season-best of 3:43.90.
In a post-race interview, Winnington discussed his recent move to Brisbane where he joined forces with Dean Boxall who also coaches women’s 400 freestyle champion Ariarne Titmus. Winnington said that he’s enjoyed the switch so far and described Boxall as a great leader.
Thomas Neill came in with a 3:46.35 for second place, just over his PB of 3:46.27 while Brendon Smith was a 3:51.04 for third. Notably, top seed heading into the final Zac Incerti who posted a 3:49.75 during the prelims decided to scratch the event. Another notable absence in the final was Mack Horton 2016 Olympic Champion in the event Mack Horton who will be the one to beat this summer at 2021 Australian Olympic Trials.
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