(WATCH) Sjöström Blasts 55 Flat 100m Fly For Euro Title & C'Ship Record

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Women 100m Butterfly

RECORDS

World Record: 54.61 – Sarah Sjöström (SWE), 2014

World Junior Record: 55.64 – Rikako Ikee (JPN), 2017

European Record: 54.61 – Sarah Sjöström (SWE), 2014

Championship Record: 55.03 – Sarah Sjöström (SWE), 2015

Final 

Swedish sensation Sarah Sjöström finally picked up her first gold of these championships with a commanding victory in her pet 100m butterfly event. Her time of 55.00 was a new Championship record.

After failing to qualify for the 50m final earlier in the week due to energy conservation and a poorly timed finish, it was evident Sjöström wanted to make a statement in this one. Just a touch off her 54.61 WR from 2014, but a great swim nonetheless.

  1. Sarah Sjöström (SWE) – 55.00 [Championship Record]
  2. Marie Wattel (FRA) – 55.97
  3. Emilie Beckman (DEN) – 56.22

Editorial by Bobby Hurley