McEvoy’s new start

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

AUS­TRALIAN sprint star Cameron McEvoy has had to teach him­self how to swim again in his bid to find the ex­tra tenths of a sec­ond he needs to be­come world cham­pion.

McEvoy will en­ter the FINA world ti­tles in Kazan start­ing Sun­day as favourite in the 100m freestyle and a con­tender in the 200m freestyle.

Af­ter fin­ish­ing fourth in the 100m fi­nal two years ago, McEvoy beat all three men who top­pled him at Barcelona in 2013 at the Pan Pacs on the Gold Coast last year.

McEvoy said he has iden­ti­fied and im­proved two weak­nesses — his start and his body po­si­tion­ing un­der fa­tigue.

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