Sport in Short: Swimming

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WORLD CUP MEET (Sheffield, GB unless stated) Women's finals: 50m freestyle: 1 F van Almsick (Ger) 25.32; 2= I de Bruijn (Neth), S Osygus (Ger) 25.60; 6 A Sheppard 25.93. 200m freestyle: 1 Van Almsick 1:57.91; 2 S O'Neill (Aus) 1:58.78; 3 Osygus 2:00.91; 7 C Huddart 2:03.17; 8 M Hardiman 2:03.30. 1,000m freestyle: 1 I Dalby (Nor) 10.46.89; 2 K Vlieghuls (Neth) 10:51.25; 3 A Wilson (NZ) 10:51.77; 5 S Colling 11:02.10. 100m breaststroke: 1 Xiaomin Huang (Ch) 1:07.88; 2 S Riley (Aus) 1:09.07; 3 B Becue (Bel) 1:10.21; 6 K Rake 1:10.29; 7 L Rogers 1:11.17. 50m backstroke: 1 S Volker (Ger) 28.33 (world best); 2 M Jacobsen (Den) 29.28; 3 T Lundin (Swe) 29.40; 6 K Osher 29.84; 7 A Bennett 30.21; 8 E Tattum 30.28. 200m backstroke: 1 C Stolze (Ger) 2:10.29; 2 Liu Bichun (Ch) 2:11.48; 3 Osher 2:12.18; 5 H Slatter 2:13.71; 7 Tattum 2:17.85; 8 Huddart 2:20.32. 100m butterfly: 1 O'Neill 59.47 (Commonwealth record); 2 De Bruijn 1:00.04; 3 Lundin 1:00.67; 7 N Goodwin 1:02.52. 200m individual medley: 1 B Vestergaard (Den) 2:15.79; 2 Becue 2:16.29; 3 Slatter 2:16.63; 4 D Palmer 2:16.73.

Men's finals: 100m freestyle: 1 A Popov (Rus) 48.44sec; 2 C Troger (Ger) 48.77; 3 M Foster 48.91. 400m freestyle: 1 P Palmer 3:45.82; 2 S Zessner (Ger) 3:45.83; 3 P Siciliano (It) 3:48.32; 5 S Akers 3:52.29; 6 S Mellor 3:52.70; 7 I Wilson 3:53.96; 8 G Smith 3:58.48. 50m breaststroke: 1 R Dekker (Neth) 27.63; 2 M Warnecke (Ger) 28.06; 3 P Suominen (Fin); 7 N Gillingham 28.70; 8 J Hender 28.93. 200m breaststroke: 1 Gillingham 2:11.01; 2 Dekker 2:12.72; 3 R Maden 2:13.15; 6 N Hudghton 2:16.66; 8 Hender 2:20.11. 100m backstroke: 1 T Weber (Ger) 54.10; 2 M Harris 54.67; 3 T Sopp (Nor) 55.17; 4 A Ruckwood 55.62; 6 N Willey 57.69; 8 B Williams 58.85. 50m butterfly: 1 Foster 24.00; 2 B Gutzeit (Fr) 24.47; 3 M Gery (Can) 24.47; 7 J Bradley 25.32. 200m butterfly: 1 D Loader (NZ) 1:55.11; 2 C Keller (Ger) 1:58.49; 3 J Hickman 2:02.15; 4 K Crosby 2:02.24; 5 C Robinson 2:03.16; 7 D Carr 2:06.39; 8 P Stewart 2:07.57. 100m individual medley: 1 Keller 55.30; 2 Jieming Qiu (Ch) 55.58; 3 Dekker 56.07; 4 F Walker 57.62; 7 S Handley 58.32. 400m individual medley: 1 L Saachi (It) 4:12.28; 2 M Konecki (Pol) 4:15.73; 3 U Volk (Ger) 4:16.03; 4 G Robins 4:19.17; 5 Hickman 4:23.52; 6 D Warren 4:27.03.

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