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Review: London Roar is unstoppable after two matches in ISL Season 2 (Includes first-hand account)

London Roar has the distinction of being one of two teams (along with the Cali Condors) to have an unblemished record after completing two ISL matches. Rob Woodhouse serves as the General Manager of the team.

Freya Anderson, Alia Atkinson, and Guilherme Guido were the swimmers that won more than one race for the London Roar swimming team. Brazilian swimmer Guilherme Guido won the men’s 50 meter backstroke race clocking 22.86 seconds, and the men’s 100 meter backstroke with 49.57 seconds, proving that he is a true force to be reckoned with.

Guilherme Guido of London Roar

Guilherme Guido of London Roar
Photo Courtesy of ISL

Other highlight wins for London Roar included Greek swimmer Andreas Vazaios giving London Roar a major victory in the men’s 200 meter individual medley (IM), and Adam Peaty winning the men’s 50 meter breaststroke with a time of 26.10 seconds.

The team standings after Match 5 are as follows: London Roar leads with 499.0 points, followed by the Los Angeles Current (478.5 points), while Tokyo Frog Kings finished in third place with 446.5 points, and DC Trident came in fourth with 287 points.

Tom Shields of the Los Angeles Current was named MVP of this match earning 62.5 points for his team. Following him in the MVP standings were Beryl Gastaldello of the Los Angeles Current with 54.5 points, and Alia Atkinson of London Roar with 40.5 points.

Guilherme Guido and Ryan Murphy in ISL Season 2

Guilherme Guido and Ryan Murphy in ISL Season 2
Photo Courtesy of ISL

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 15,000 original articles over the past 15 years. He is a consecutive five-time "Best of Long Island" winner that has won such categories as "Best Author," "Best Blogger," "Best Poet," "Best Twitter Account" and the coveted "Best Long Island Personality" twice.

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