Jack Cartwright Clocks His Quickest Non-Relay 100 Free Time (48.21) Since 2017 in Prelims



Six years after making the World Championship ultimate within the 100-meter freestyle, Jack Cartwright seems to have returned to peak kind at 24 years outdated.

Cartwright positioned second within the 100 free prelims on the 2023 Australian World Championship Trials on Friday morning in Melbourne, along with his mark of 48.21 representing his quickest non-relay time because the 2017 World Championships. There in Budapest, he blazed a personal-best 47.97 within the semifinals at 18 years outdated earlier than putting seventh within the ultimate with a 48.24.

Cartwright might want to clock a brand new lifetime greatest in tonight’s ultimate to be able to meet Swimming Australia’s qualifying time of 47.96. Only a couple months in the past, he was solely 49.35 at April’s Australian Championships, the place he positioned sixth.


  • World File: 46.86, David Popovici (2022)
  • Commonwealth File: 47.04, Cameron McEvoy (2016)
  • Australian File: 47.04, Cameron McEvoy (2016)
  • All Comers File: 47.04, Cameron McEvoy (2016)
  • Swimming Australia QT: 47.96
  • World Aquatics ‘A’ Lower: 48.51

Prime 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Kyle Chalmers – 48.09
  2. Jack Cartwright – 48.21
  3. Flynn Southam – 48.75
  4. Dylan Andrea – 49.08
  5. Matthew Temple – 49.17
  6. Alexander Graham – 49.30
  7. Kai Taylor – 49.32
  8. Josha Salchow – 49.37

2016 Rio Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers fired off a 48.09 to guide Cartwright within the males’s 100 free heats by simply .12 seconds. The 24-year-old practically surpassed his time of 48.00 from April’s Australian Nationwide Championships, and was nearly a second off his personal-best 47.08 from the 2019 World Championships.

Cartwright adopted up his breakout efficiency at 2017 Worlds with a 48.22 on the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, however he’s solely been sub-49 seconds on a pair different events since then (48.58 in December of 2020 and 48.81 in April of 2021) whereas coping with shoulder points. He rebounded ultimately summer time’s World Championships coming off of shoulder surgical procedure, serving to Australia’s combined 4×100 freestyle relay staff break the world document (3:19.38) with a 48.12 leadoff break up.


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