Melanie Schlanger
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Schlanger into 100m freestyle semis

MELANIE Schlanger has qualified second-fastest for the women's 100m freestyle semi-finals.

Schlanger (53.50 seconds) eased through her heat to finish 0.13 ahead of Belarus's Aliaksandra Herasimenia.

"I felt pretty good. I wanted to sneak under 54, which I did," Schlanger said.

"I guess my second 50m is always my strength."

Schlanger said she was saddened to see fellow Australian Cate Campbell withdraw from her heat due to illness.

Read more on the ABC.


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