The big winners for the night proved to be
UAE's Tiago Ferrao (49.82) and Velimir Stjepanovic (49.89) placed fourth and fifth, while
UAE's Mubarak Al Beshar (28.58),
China's Liu Xiaoyu put up a strong time of 1:04.79 to win the event, and stand ranked second in the event this season. Leisel Jones clocked the top time of the short course season with a 1:04.02 in
UAE's Velimir Stjepanovic (1:57.74), Hong Kong's David Wong Kai Wai (2:00.73),
Japan began battling back against
Russia's Yuliya Efimova (2:15.74), Slovenia's Tanja Smid (2:17.65), Singapore's Jing Wen Teo (2:26.61), UAE's Anouque Berghuis (2:31.46) and Pakistan's Lianna Swan (2:32.69) all posted times in the finale as well.
In a Dutch shootout, Marleen Veldhuis touched out teammate Ranomi Kromowidjojo, 24.14 to 24.23, for the splash-and-dash triumph. Veldhuis jumped to the top of the early season rankings, ahead of Yolane Kukla's 24.22 from July, while Kromowidjojo moved to third.
During prelims, only three swimmers competed in the women's distance event.
With just five women competing, the money spots were open to anyone.
UAE's Tiago Ferrao (24.76), UAE's Mohammed Humaid Al Ghaferi (25.03),
Sumber:Swimming world magazine