2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – ATLANTA
- May 4-7, 2017
- McAuley Aquatic Center
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Long Course (50m)
- Prelims/Finals: 10 AM / 7 PM (EST)
- Psych Sheet (as of May 4th)
- Meet Central / Live Stream
- Live Results (Omega)
- Results Also on Meet Mobile (search Atlanta)
The updated psych sheets for the 2017 Atlanta Pro Swim show that 4-time Olympic medalist Penny Oleksiak has scratched the entire meet. Oleksiak was slated to swim six individuals event given the original psych sheet, including a highly anticipated rematch with co-Olympic champ Simone Manuel in the 100m freestyle.
Oleksiak was the top seed in both of her day 2 events, the 100 free (tied with Manuel) and 100 fly, and also held a top seeding in the 200 free (5th). Along with Oleksiak, there were a few other top-24 scratches for day 2 prelims.
Clark Smith scratched out of the men’s 100 fly, where he was the 10th seed. Smith competed in the 800 free last night placing 3rd, and will compete as the third seed this morning in the 400 free.
Other than Oleksiak, the highest seeded scratch from the morning was Fabian Schwingenschlogl, who was entered 8th in the men’s 200 breaststroke. The only other event he’s entered in for the weekend is the 100 breast.
Other top-24 scratches: