Michelle Coleman was first out in trial heat nine.

But seventh place and a time of 24.84 were not enough all the way to a semifinal.

Sarah Sjöström dived into the swimming pool in the eleventh heat and knew she was doing better.

The time of 24.26 was enough to win his heat and to advance to the semifinals.

Björn Seeliger does not move on

In the men's 50 meters freestyle, 21-year-old Björn Seeliger had the chance to advance as well.

But it was a seventh place for Seeliger, whose time of 22.19 was not enough.

CLIP: Sarah Sjöström missed medal (July 26)

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There was no medal for Sarah Sjöström on the favorite distance Photo: Bildbyrån / Discovery +