Alshammar and Sjöström in freestyle semis
At the London Olympics, swimmers Therese Alshammar and Sarah Sjöström have won through to the semi-finals in the 50 meter freestyle. Alshammar was first in her heat, with the sixth best time over all. Sjöström finished fourth in her heat, sharing the 10th best overall time.
The semi-finals will be Friday night at 9:27 PM Swedish time.
On Thursday evening Sweden took its second medal of the London 2012 games, as Håkan Dahlby won silver in double trap shooting.
But Sweden’s Lassi Karonen fell just short of a medal in the finals of the men’s rowing single sculls Friday, finishing fourth.