Katerine Savard, of Pont-Rouge, Que., and Brittany MacLean, who was born in Mississauga, Ont., will now compete in the semifinals against 14 other high-performance athletes after finishing 10th and 16th, respectively. Gold medalists already at the Rio Olympics, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom and Katie Ledecky battled head-to-head during Monday night’s 200m freestyle semifinals. They finished 0.16 seconds apart, with Sjostrom touching first in 1:54.65 to advance to Tuesday’s final.
Fellow American Missy Franklin finished tied for 13th place and out of the eight-woman final with a time of 1:57.56. Let’s have a look at the Finals.
Katie Ledecky did :-1:53:73
MCKEON Emma did:- 1:54:92
World Record:- 1:52.98,ITA, PELLEGRINI Federica in Rome 2009
Olympic Record:- 1:53.61,USA,Schmitt Allison in London 2012
Rio Olympic Day 3 Women’s 200m Freestyle finals:-