Kyle Chalmers 100 Free at World Cup Will ‘Hopefully Make Me Bulletproof’

Kyle Chalmers Has dominated the 100 freestyle for the past few years.

Long course, he is fast. The short course, even faster, prepares to lower his own world record at the 2022 FINA Short Course World Championships in Melbourne later this year.

No one could stop him in the FINA World Cup.

For the second straight season, she swept the 100 freestyle at all stops at the World Cup and showed her performance in 45.55 on Friday in Indianapolis to win her third straight stop.

His world record of 44.84 means he’s edging ever closer to being the best he’s ever been, and the Aussie star will be hoping to do so at home in Melbourne.

“I’m temporarily done and I can keep my crown for at least another year,” said Kyle Chalmers. With the form I’m starting to find, and the confidence I’m getting from this World Cup series, it’s going to be a scary time for everyone coming to race in Australia.

“Having new guys and challenging for my title. I love fighting. I love challenging myself against the best in the world. Melbourne will be no different. There’s going to be some other big dogs starting to roll. I “I’m really looking forward to fighting them on home soil. I still have some work to do to get faster and that will give me a chance to race and hopefully be bulletproof for the World Short Course.”

Brash confidence is what has fueled Chalmers over the years. He is fiercely confident, but respects his opponents enough not to become arrogant. But he has plenty of reasons to be confident. No one has been able to swim the 100 free like him, especially in the short course.

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“The 100 freestyle is my baby. It’s the event I love. There’s no better feeling than winning the event I love the most,” said Kyle Chalmers.

45.55 He easily bested the rest of the field. Italy Thomas Seken He finished second with 46.27.

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But Chalmers felt something was missing.

I didn’t run the best possible race. “It was still a bit sloppy,” Chalmers said. I knew for sure he was on my side, but I was able to pull through and win. It’s just having fun with my sport, loving what I do. “I swim fast and I know what to expect and I’m getting better every time.”
Chalmers has big goals, and after breaking a world record, small goals aren’t the same.

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“I own the world record in the 100 freestyle, so every time I get a PB it’s a world record now,” she said. “Any world record is faster than anyone else has ever set in this world. I like to challenge myself – 43 is a long time but I never say never. I’m going to work for it. I’m getting to the midpoint of my career, so we will see.”

And perhaps his best performance is in front of a home crowd in Melbourne, something Chalmers hasn’t really experienced at international level.

“We haven’t hosted an international swimming competition apart from the Commonwealth Games for a long time,” said Kyle Chalmers. “It will be very special to have this opportunity.”



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