After a great amount of drama in the women’s 200 breaststroke yesterday evening the 100 meter event turned out to be fairly simple. Rachel Nicol of the Lethbridge Aquatic Club took the event in a time of 1:08.15 which beats her lifetime best of 1:08.79, but is off the top 16 standard of 1:07.97.

Nicol and Tera Van Beilen of the UBC Dolphins took the first 50 meters out well ahead ofKierra Smith of the Liquid Lightening Swim Club (32.45) with Van Beilen posting a 31.74 followed by Nicol who turned in a 31.81. It was Smith who had the best second half of the race coming home in a final 50 time of 35.89 passing Van Beilen but not able to catch Nicol, collecting the silver in a final time of 1:08.34.

Van Beilen finished third in a time of 1:08.42.

Martha McCabe of the Toronto Swim Club finished fourth in a time of 1:08.84 followed byBronwyn Pasloski (1:09.55) of Cascade, Tianna Rissling (1:09.64) of the University of Calgary Swim Club, Erin Stamp (1:10.06) and Rebecca Terejko (1:10.19) of the UBC Dolphins, Kelsey Wog (1:10.47) of the University of Manitoba and Alexandra Naisby(1:11.26) of Sherbrooke.

Fiona Doyle took the B-final in a time of 1:08.00 followed by Breeja Larson who posted a 1:08.71.


Source : Swim Swam