2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara: Day 3 Finals Recap (Video)

2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT SANTA CLARA

  • Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2016
  • George F. Haines International Aquatic Center / Santa Clara, CA
  • Prelims 9AM / Finals 5PM (U.S. Pacific Time)
  • Meet Website
  • Live Stream
  • Psych Sheet
  • Live Results
  • Live Results also on Meet Mobile (‘2016 Arena Pro Swim Series’)

The video below is courtesy of USA Swimming’s Youtube channel. 

Commentators Rowdy Gaines and Jason Knapp recap the final night of swimming in Santa Clara, and also touch on what was done around the country over the weekend in what was a very busing one in the world of swimming. They mention how the Australians swam well here and will be formidable opponents in the relays come Rio, but Rowdy mentions the U.S. always seems to step up at the Olympic Games.

Among swims from other competitions that were mentioned, Gaines mentions David Plummer‘s 100 back time of 52.40 in Indianapolis, making him #1 in the world. He also mentions Leah Smith, who had a very successful weekend with three wins of her own in Indianapolis, including a personal best time in the 200 free. They also note 2012 Olympic champions Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt, who are both finding their form heading into the Olympic Trials. Both of them swam at the Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend in Austin, along with Michael Phelps.

 

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Coach Bambam
4 years ago

I dont suppose you guys did another go pro video with turns like you did a couple years ago..

About James Sutherland

James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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