Sporting Digest: Swimming

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WORLD SHORT-COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS MEN: 100m butterfly final: 1 M Milosevic (Croa) 52.79sec; 2 M Henderson (US) 52.92; 3 R Szukala (Pol) 52.94; 4 V Kukilov (Rus) 52.97; 5 L Frolander (Swe) 53.03; 6 B Alderman (US) 53.28; 7 C Keller (Ger) 53.36; 8 J Fernandez (Sp) 53.92. 400m individual medley; 1 C Myden (Can) 4min 10.41sec; 2 S Mariniux (Mold) 4:11.96; 3 P Lehtinen (Fin) 4:12.33; 4 Paul Nelsen (US) 4:15.01; 5 M Konecki (Pol) 4:18.16; 6 J Perez (Sp) 4:18.43; 7 V Valdaev (Ukr) 4:18.48; 8 Xiong Guoming (Ch) 4:20.85. 4 x 100 medley relay: 1 United States 3:32.57 (world record); (Tripp Schwenk, Seth Van Neerden, Mark Henderson, Jon Olsen); 2 Spain 3:36.92; 3 Britain 3:37.27; 4 Russia 3:38.52; 5 Brazil 3:38.93; 6 Canada 3:39.72; 7 Italy 3:43.80. Disqualified: New Zealand. 200m freestyle: 1 A Kasvio (Fin) 1:45.21; 2= T Bray (NZ) 1:45.53; 2= A Wojdat (Pol) 1:45.53; 4 A Holmertz (Swe) 1:45.63; 5 G Borges (Bra) 1:46.71; 6 P Siciliano (It) 1:47.06; 7 J Olsen (US) 1:47.40; 8 C Troeger (Ger) 1:47.70. WOMEN: 100m freestyle: 1 Le Jingyi (Ch) 53.01 (world record); 2 A Martino (US) 53.39; 3 K Pickering (GB) 54.39; 4 M Moravcova (Slovak) 54.52; 5 S Shakespeare (Can) 54.91; 6 Lu Bin (China) 55.02; 7 M Muis (Neth) 55.08; 8 S Perroni (US) 55.76; 4 x 200m freestyle: 1 China 7:52.45 (world record); (Shan Ying, Zhou Guanbin, Le Jingyi, Lu Bin); 2 Australia 7:56.52; 3 United States 8:02.99; 4 Canada 8:09.08. 200m butterfly: 1 Liu Limin (Ch) 2:08.51; 2 S O'Neill (Aus) 2:09.08; 3 P Thomas (Aus) 2:09.40; 4 Qu Yun (Ch) 2:10.29; 5 C Jeanson (Fr) 2:11.66; 6 B Franco (Sp) 2.12.04; 7 M Haruna (Japan) 2.12.16; 8 S Evanetz (Can) 2:16.28. Women's 400m individual medley: 1 Dai Guohong (Ch) 4:29.00 (world record); 2 A Wagner (US) 4:31.76; 3 J Majer (Aus) 4:37.50; 4 T Jackson (US) 4:38.16; 5 J McKenzie (Aus) 4:39.31; 6 S Parera (Sp) 4:41.37; 7 J Malar (Can) 4:42.15; 8 H Maehara (Japan) 4:42.25.

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