100 Fly Champ Lucy Bell Describes Hardest 2K+ Fly Set of her Summer (Video)

2019 USA SWIMMING SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

WOMEN’S 100 BUTTERFLY – FINALS

  • World Record: Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden), 2016, 55.48
  • World Junior Record: Penny Oleksiak (Canada), 2016, 56.46
  • Meet Record: Dakota Luther, 2017, 58.59
  • U.S. Open Record: Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden), 2016, 56.38
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 1:00.69

TOP 3

  1. Lucy Bell (Fort Collins Area) – 59.05
  2. Tristen Ulett (Dynamo) – 1:00.03
  3. Rachel Klinker (Lexington Dolphins) – 1:00.32

The top six women matched or went under the OT cut, led by 15-year-old Lucy Bell, the latest breakout swimmer out of Fort Collins Area Swim Team. She went a 59.05, a lifetime best by almost a full second, to hit the #13 time in the age group, just .02 behind Dana Vollmer, the former World Record-holder in this event.

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