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.
After a great swim in the 100 free on day one, Simone Manuel is back again on Saturday for the women’s 200 free and 50 free.
Nathan Adrian went 48.26 for a nice 100 free win, while Katie Ledecky blew away the 400 free field, going 4:04.46.
Conor Dwyer is swimming a less-usual set of 200′s at the Austin Grand Prix.
Olympian Natalie Coughlin will be among the headliners of a loaded women’s sprint field.
The year’s fastest 15-16 year-olds of 2013 were, in many cases, the fastest of all time. This crop of kids broke an astounding number of age group, high school, and meet records at the national -and even international- level.
After just missing the Olympics in 2012, Megan Romano made up for it by coming through in the clutch in 2013.
Simone Manuel, at only 17 years old, was put in a tough position on Saturday at the Duel in the Pool, but she rose to the occasion.
A world-leading leadoff leg from Eugene Godsoe gave the United States the edge they needed to close out the 2013 Duel in the Pool with a win/
American Record holder Tom Shields will represent the United States in a stacked 200 fly field as the Americans try and come back against the Europeans.
Belmonte On Fire; Ledecky 6th In 400 Freestyle; Europe 68 USA 54 after Day 1 of 2013 Duel in the Pool
In what was one of, if not the most anticipated races of the evening the crowd saw an extremely shocking…
Ranomi Kromowidjojo was crowned the fastest woman in the world in London and looks like a formidable obstacle for the U.S. team at the 2013 Duel.
The Stanford women’s swimming and diving team received committments from seven recruits for 2014-15, head coach Greg Meehan announced today. The recruits consist of six swimmers and one diver, hailing from five states.