Kevin Cordes Leads 50 Breast In Prelims of 2015 FINA World Cup Singapore

Photo Courtesy: Delly Carr

Kevin Cordes zoomed to the top spot in the men’s 50-meter breast prelim with a 27.83 at the 2015 FINA World Cup Singapore. Matthew Treloar (27.86) and Renato Prono (27.97). Cameron Van der Burgh, the World Cup point leader entering the meet,  took fourth with a 28.02. Nonetheless, it sets up an exciting showdown between him and Cordes in tomorrow’s final.

The 2012 FINA World Cup winner Kenneth To claimed the top seed in prelims of the men’s 100-meter free with a 49.39. Katsumi Nakamura earned the second seed with a 49.79. Santo Condorelli wound up third in prelims with a 50.14.

Jessica Pengelly cruised to a win in the women’s 200-meter free with a 2:05.28. She was untouched the entire race, winning by nearly nine seconds. Ashley Jade Khoo took second with a 2:14.21, while Chzie Lin Cherlyn Yeoh finished third in 2:14.87.

Emily Seebohm led a trio of Aussie women atop the 50-meter back prelim with a 28.28.Bronte Campbell (28.39) and Holly Barratt (28.54) claimed the next two spots ahead of Katinka Hosszu (29.04).

Cate Campbell topped the women’s 50-meter free prelim with a 24.88. Campbell was the only one under 25 seconds in prelims. Cate’s sister Bronte took second with a 25.14, while Jeanette Oteesen earned the third seed in 25.28.

Other Top Timed Finals Times:

Madeline Lye – 1:20.97 Women’s 100-meter breast

Elizabeth Lee – 1:06.24 Women’s 100-meter fly

Fang Jan Lin – 1:07.22 Men’s 100-meter back

John Yeo – 2:16.67 Men’s 200-meter fly

Carolina Colorado – 2:23.81 Women’s 200-meter IM

Zachary Ian Tan – 2:26.13 Men’s 200-meter breast

Wei Chi Chelsea Khoo – 2:30.08 Women’s 200-meter back

RESULTS: 2015 FINA World Cup Singapore: Live Results – Results