Andrew swam a 46.95 to win the boys’ 14-year olds 100 yard fly, which is faster than both his own 13-14 record of 47.23, and also faster than the 46.99 done by Alexander Valente earlier this year that is the 15-16 record.
Michael Phelps is entered in three events in his first meet since the 2012 London Olympics. He will be swimming the 100 butterfly, the 50 freestyle, and the 100 freestyle and the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
First Colony Swim Team’s Simone Manuel has re-broken her own American Record in the 100 yard free in the finals of…
Simone Manuel went 46.83 in prelims at the NASA Junior National Championship Cup to break the American Record in the 100 yard freestyle.
Simone Manuel cracked 22 in the 50 free for the first time in her career and made it a memorable barrier-breaking, smashing the 17-18 National Age Group record in the process.
Andrew Seliskar dominated the 200 IM and returned to put up a key leg on NCAP’s record-breaking 400 medley relay at the end of night 5 at NCSA Junior Nationals.
Janet Hu is the top seed in two of three girls races, with her future Stanford teammate Simone Manuel heading up the other event.
Gunnar Bentz has arrived at NCSA Junior Nationals, and he hold a pair of top-2 seeds. Janet Hu, Simone Manuel and Francis Haas all look primed to repeat after night 2 wins.
Simone Manuel dropped a 47.09 to win the 100 free, just one of 5 National Age Group records to go down on the second night of NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando.
When Simone Manuel went a lifetime-best in prelims of the 100 free at NCSA juniors, it seemed like she might have been going after her prelims swim a little harder than some of the other top seeds. Turns out that 47.67 was just a walk in the park for the 17-year-old.
First Colony’s Simone Manuel is the runaway top seed in the 100 free. Meanwhile Sam McHugh and Michael Andrew nabbed a pair of high seeds and will meet in the 200 fly.
World Championship finalist Simone Manuel will swim at the NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando next week.
She won the 200 back last night, and now Canada’s Hilary Caldwell has made it a sweep. The 22-year-old went 1:01.57 to nip current Grand Prix points leader Megan Romano at the wall.
In a tightly-bunched final field for the splash-and-dash, it was savvy veterans who rose to the top. Multi-time Olympian Natalie Coughlin went 25.17, getting her hand on the wall first in a field loaded with big names.
In a battle of US Olympians, it was Allison Schmitt who triumphed over Katie Ledecky in the 200 freestyle.