PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud booked his place in the semi-finals of the men’s 50m butterfly event at the World Championships.
The 20-year-old Commonwealth Games champion clocked 23.58 seconds to finish second in his heat and 11th overall.
He will swim in the second semi-final this evening. The top eight will make Monday’s final.
Proud also swam the 4x100m freestyle relay for Great Britain, but they just missed out on a spot in the final by finishing 10th.