Swimming: Mixed results for Quah Zheng Wen on Day 3 of Pac-12 championships

Quah Zheng Wen finished fifth in the 100-yard butterfly final and won the B final of the 100-yard backstroke event on day three of the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships on March 3, 2018.
Quah Zheng Wen finished fifth in the 100-yard butterfly final and won the B final of the 100-yard backstroke event on day three of the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships on March 3, 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - National swimmer Quah Zheng Wen had mixed results on day three of the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday (Saturday, March 3, Singapore time).

The 21-year-old University of California, Berkeley, student finished fifth in the 100-yard butterfly final and won the B final of the 100-yard backstroke event at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Centre in Washington.

Quah touched home in the 100-yard fly final in 45.60sec, finishing behind winner and team-mate Justin Lynch (45.14).

In the 100-yard backstroke B final, he was timed 46.69 as he touched the wall ahead of Andrew Liang (46.83), the runner-up from Stanford University.

Quah is set to race in the 200-yard back and fly events on the last day of the meet.

The conference championships is the last major meet for the Cal Bears before the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Swimming and Diving Championships in Minnesota from March 21-24.