Siobhan-Marie O’Connor Uncorks 2nd-Ranked 2:09.66 To Secure Rio Spot

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor
Photo Courtesy: British Swimming

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, who already upset Fran Halsall in the 100 free, locked down her spot on the Olympic roster with a win in the women’s 200-meter IM.

O’Connor raced her way to victory in a 2:09.66, cleared the British Olympic qualifying time of 2:10.19. That swim also moved her from fourth in the world (2:10.32) to second behind only Katinka Hosszu’s 2:07.69 from the Golden Tour.

Hannah Miley cranked out a second-place time of 2:12.02, while Aimee Willmott took third in 2:12.57.

Molly Renshaw (2:14.32), Emily Jones (2:15.44), Constance Dean (2:15.64), Candice Hall (2:16.10) and Beth Aitchison (2:19.19) finished fourth through eighth.

Place Name YoB Club Time R.T. FINA Pt 50 100 150
1. Siobhan-Marie O’Connor (95) Bath Univ 2:09.66 + 0.69 920 27.91 1:01.35 1:38.57
2. Hannah Miley (89) Garioch 2:12.02 + 0.66 872 29.57 1:03.15 1:40.87
3. Aimee Willmott (93) London Aquat 2:12.57 + 0.71 861 28.88 1:02.43 1:40.35
4. Molly Renshaw (96) Loughboro Un 2:14.32 + 0.69 828 29.49 1:05.20 1:41.49
5. Emily Jones (95) Edinburgh Un 2:15.44 + 0.76 808 29.34 1:04.65 1:43.11
6. Constance Dean (98) Maidenhead 2:15.64 + 0.79 804 30.11 1:05.93 1:44.14
7. Candice Hall (97) Co Leicester 2:16.10 + 0.76 796 28.92 1:03.45 1:43.56
8. Beth Aitchison (97) Loughboro Un 2:19.19 + 0.65 744 29.36 1:05.52 1:44.90