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Douglass, Walsh qualify for semifinals in 200-meter IM

Virginia swimmers Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh will continue their journeys to find the podium at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics tonight. Both qualified for the semifinals in the 200-meter Individual Medley event with Douglass swimming a new personal best to qualify in the top spot. Walsh will go into tonight’s semifinals tied for third.

#Tokyo2020 – In women's 200IM, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh advance to semifinals for @USASwimming . #GoHoos
1. Kate Douglass – 2:09.16 (PB)
t3. Alex Walsh – 2:09.94— Virginia Swimming and Dive (@UVASwimDive) July 26, 2021

The two Hoos were in different heats, with Douglass going in Heat 2 and Walsh in the final and fourth heat.