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Davies qualifies for 100m semi-final

Georgia Davies
Georgia Davies came second in this morning's heat and qualified in 6th place Credit: Sport Wales

Georgia Davies has safely negotiated her way through this morning's 100 meters backstroke heat this morning.

Swansea ITC swimmer Davies was impressive, qualifying sixth fastest.

Davies spotted her turn perfectly which took her up to second in her heat with an equally good finish seeing her as runner-up behind Seebohm in 59.92secs, with the Australian, Emily Seebohm, setting a new Olympic record of 58.23.

Ieuan Lloyd
Cardiff based swimmer, Ieuan Lloyd, failed to qualify in the 200m freestyle Credit: Sport Wales

But there was disappointment for Cardiff based swimmer, Ieaun Lloyd, after he failed to qualify in this mornings 200 meters freestyle heat.

The 19 year-old recorded a time of 1:48:52

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