Merewether swimmer Meg Bailey recorded her second podium finish at the Olympic trials in Adelaide but she has yet to secure a ticket to Tokyo.
The 24-year-old came third in the women's 200 metre individual medley final on Monday night in a personal best time of two minutes, 12.88 seconds (2:12.88).
Bailey, who delayed retirement for a shot at the postponed Games, needed a top-two placing and the qualifier (2:10.49) in order to book a spot on the Aussie team.
Kaylee McKeown (2:08.19), who broke the 100m backstroke world record just 24 hours earlier, took out the race from Tessa Wallace (2:11.79).
Bailey also bettered her individual mark in finishing runner-up in the 400m IM decider on Saturday, stopping the clock at 4:40.18 but unfortunately outside the qualifier (4:38.53).
The Hunter Swim Club member, a Commonwealth Games representative now training out of Homebush, has the 200m butterfly remaining on Tuesday.
Abbey Harkin, a former Maitland schoolgirl now based in Brisbane, will look towards the women's 200m breaststroke on Wednesday after ranking 19th in the 200m freestyle heats on Monday morning. She swam 2:00.41.
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