PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

  2 Braden Keith | August 02nd, 2014 | Featured, Junior Nationals, News, Photo Fishbowl

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Full day 3 finals recap.
10 things we noticed on day 3 of the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals.

Tim Binning was back on deck on Friday at the 2014 U.S. Junior National Swimming Championships to capture all of the key moments from four races: the girls’ 400 free, the boys’ 400 free, the girls’ 100 fly, and the boys’ 100 fly.

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Anina Lund en route to the C-Final win in 4:15.35 in the women’s 400 free at the 2014 U.S. Junior National Championships. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Taylor Ault won the B Final of the girls’ 400 free in 4:12.84 on Friday. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sierra Schmidt has made the move from the Germantown Academy to North Baltimore this summer, and the immediate dividend was a second Junior National title – this one coming in 4:10.92. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Kao Ryan 18 Kao La Mirada Armada Ryan Kao TB1 0339  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Ryan Kao appeared satisfied with a season best in the 400 free of 3:57.51. That won the C-Final. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Schenk Grant 18 Grant Schenk Pacific Swim Schenk TB1 0370  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Grant Schenk split a very good 1:56.99/1:59.02 en route to a 3:56.01 to win the B-Final of the boys’ 400 free on Friday night. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Turner Brock 18 Brock Turner Dayton Raiders Turner TB1 0436  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Stanford commit Brock Turner took 3rd in the boys’ 400 free with a new lifetime best of 3:53.89. Not a win, but it was still good enough for a fist pump. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Grieshop Sean 15 Grieshop Nitro Swimming Sean Grieshop TB1 0466  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Nitro’s Sean Grieshop also thumped his own lifetime best, by a total of three seconds between prelims and finals, on Saturday. That put him 2nd at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Haas Townley 17 Haas Nova of Virginia Townley Haas TB1 0453  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Townley Haas, meanwhile, just missed his lifetime best and Meet Record by .02 seconds – a 3:52.01 – to win his second-straight 400 free at Junior Nationals. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Nero Bailey 17 Bailey Nero Fort Collins Area Nero TB1 0501  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Bailey Nero is the defending Colorado 5A State high school champion in the 100 fly for Fossil Ridge HS, and now has added a C-Final win for the Fort Collins Area Swim Team at the 2014 Junior National Championships. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Case Lauren 16 Case Chattahoochee Go Lauren Case TB1 0538  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Lauren Case from Chattahoochee Gold won the B-Final of the girls’ 100 fly in 59.63. That was the same time as Veronica Burchill used to win the A-Final. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Burchill Veronica 16 Burchill Carmel Swim Club Veronica Burchill TB1 0628  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Veronica Burchill from Indiana gave the Carmel Swim Club another win at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals, topping the 100 fly in 59.63 (she was faster in prelism). (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Krause Vanessa 16 Duneland Swim Club Krause Vanessa Krause TB1 0611  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Vanessa Krause was part of an Indiana 1-2 finish in the girls’ 100 fly A-Final on Friday. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Kim Anthony 16 Anthony Kim Charger Aquatics Kim TB1 0646  640x426 PHOTO VAULT: Catch the Highlights from Day 3 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Nationals

Anthony Kim was stoic after a lifetime best, and first swim under 55 seconds, at the 2014 Junior National Championships. He swam a 54.93 to win the C Final. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Alex Valente won the boys’ 100 fly in 53.09, which moves him to 12th on the all-time 17-18 list, and he’s only 17 still. (Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

Comments

  1. bobo gigi says:
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    I’ve remarked that Chenoa Devine who was in lane 4 of the 400 free B-Final has applauded each of her opponents during the lane announcement before the start. Great attitude.

    Other remark. Sierra Schmidt has showed her dance talents behind the blocks. :)
    And she won the race a few minutes later.

  2. Mindomom says:
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    A big thanks to Tim for taking these beautiful shots – since we can’t be there to watch our daughter, any glimpse we can get is so appreciated!

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