READ MORE - Strauch in peak form for Olympic swimming trials
BENDIGO'S Jenna Strauch is preparing to swim for her spot on the Australian Olympic swimming team tonight.
Strauch qualified the fastest for the final of the women's 200m breaststroke at the Australian Swimming Trials being held in Adelaide.
Strauch swam a preliminary time of 2:25.24 this morning to qualify No.1 for the final.
The 24-year-old, who is now based on the Gold Coast, was more than two seconds quicker than the second fastest qualifier, Abbey Harkin (2:27.49).
To make the Olympic team for Tokyo next month Strauch needs to finish in the top two in the final inside the Olympic qualifying time of 2:24.18.
If the top two swimmers in the final don't swim inside the qualification time their fate lies with the national selectors.
Earlier in the week Strauch finished third in the women's 100m final with a personal best time of 1:06.96, which was inside the Olympic qualifying time.
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