New Zealand three swimmers were below their best in the heats today.
In the men’s 100m freestyle, Matthew Stanley was 42nd of 59 starters. He swam 50.14s, well below his personal best of 49.43. Stanley came home strongly, but had a lot of catching up to do after a slowish first half.
Experienced Glenn Snyders was 23rd in the 200m breaststroke, swimming 2min 12.47s, a couple of seconds below his best.
And Helena Gasson was off the pace in the 200m butterfly. Her 2min 12.18s left her in 25th position. Gasson’s personal best is 2min 09.84s.Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games Helena Gasson Matthew Stanley Glenn Snyders Swimming