Fowler follows up PB with 50m free at World Aquatics Championships

first_img…. Sanmoogan hits the poolANDREW Fowler followed up his impressive 100m freestyle swim, with a 50m free on Friday (Thursday night Guyana time), at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships, which is ongoing in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old, one of three Guyanese swimmers at the meet, had finished third in Heat 4 of 13 with a time of 54.72s on Wednesday, almost two seconds faster than his previous best of 56.33s, which he swam at the Commonwealth Games last year in Australia.In his 50m free, the Spire Institute (Ohio) student finished in 25.26s, short of his entry time of 24.87s, while swimming in heat six of 14.  Overall, he finished ahead of 33 swimmers in the race.Jamila Sanmoogan, 22, also swam on Friday.  The Colombia-based (scholarship) swimmer swam the 50m butterfly in a time of 30.31s, slower than her entry time of 29.97s. She finished ahead of 17 swimmers in the race.Fowler has completed his quota of races, while Sanmoogan and 15-year-old Leon Seaton were expected to swim their last events (the 50m free and the 50m back) last night.last_img