|Bahamian swimmer Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace makes 50m Freestyle finals|
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|Saturday, 04 August 2012 14:41|
LONDON, England -- In a fast-paced first semi-final heat of the Olympic Women's 50m Freestyle Bahamian swimmer Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace raced across the pool on Friday evening to earn a place in the finals, alongside world record holder Germany's Britta Steffen and 100m Freestyle winner Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands.
Her time of 24.64 was the third fastest qualifying time in heat 1 and seventh fastest overall. Kromowidjojo, who swam in heat 2, posted the fastest overall of 24.07.
The Women's 50m Freestyle final will be held at the Aquatics Centre on Saturday, August 4th, at 7:30pm UK time or 2:30pm in the Bahamas.
UPDATE: The 50m final was won Saturday by Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands in a new Olympic record time of 24.05. Arianna's time of 24.69 earned her eighth, a fantastic showing by a Bahamian in the pool.
SOURCE: London 2012
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