TOKYO (WFXR) — Incoming University of Virginia freshman Emma Weyant was the top qualifier out of the preliminary heats of the women’s 400m individual medley at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Weyant, a Sarasota, FL-native, swam a time of 4:33.55 in the third and final heat of the preliminary heat to advance to the final on Saturday night (Sunday morning in Tokyo).
Arlington-native Torri Huske advanced to the semifinals of the women’s 100m butterfly after swimming a time of 56.29, placing second in her heat and fourth overall. The Top 16 advance to the semifinals, which will take place Saturday night (Sunday morning in Tokyo).
Huske, 18, is making her Olympic debut in Tokyo. She set an American record at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha last month.
Egyptian swimmer Farida Osman finished 20th overall in the preliminary heats of the 100m butterfly. The three-time Olympian swam a time of 58.69. Her next event will be the 100m freestyle, with the preliminaries set for Wednesday morning.