2017 Santa Clara PSS: Day 4 Race Videos

2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – SANTA CLARA

The 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara continues tonight at the George F. Haines Aquatic Center in Santa Clara, California. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free. Several stars headline tonight’s action, including Olympians Ryan Murphy, Madisyn CoxChase Kalisz, Kevin Cordes, and more.

Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland. A National Record went down in the women’s 100 breast courtesy of Argentina’s Macarena Ceballos. Additional Day 4 winners included Katie McLaughlin (200 fly), Chase Kalisz (200 fly), Kylie Masse (100 back), Ryan Murphy (100 back), Kevin Cordes (100 breast), Madisyn Cox (200 IM), Cierra Runge (800 free), and Marcelo Acosta (1500 free).

For a full recap of tonight’s events, click here. Read on to see videos of each championship final courtesy of USA Swimming’s YouTube channel.

WOMEN’S 200 FLY:

MEN’S 200 FLY:

WOMEN’S 100 BREAST:

MEN’S 100 BREAST:

WOMEN’S 100 BACK:

MEN’S 100 BACK:

WOMEN’S 200 IM:

MEN’S 200 IM:

WOMEN’S 800 FREE:

MEN’S 1500 FREE:

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Ahhh not to be a judge from home but that underwater shot in the women’s 200 fly around the 1:00 mark in the race clearly shows Katie McLaughin splitting her dolphin kick while swimming butterfly. Maybe I’m wrong but I thought the feet had to move simultaneously? Not trying to get her DQ’d but would rather have her have time to fix it before she gets DQ’d on a bigger stage

He Gets It Done Again

Yes good catch. It appears that during the first of the two kicks for each stroke cycle her right foot comes down before her left foot.

And I am fairly certain they video review underwaters from every race at Nationals (world trials) and OTs. She swam a great race and her comeback from a broken neck is a great story – I’d hate to see her be DQ’d at world trials or worlds. Here’s the rule from the USA Swimming Rule Book: “3 Kick — All up and down movements of the legs and feet must be simultaneous. The position of the legs or the feet need not be on the same level, but they shall not alternate in relation to each other. A scissors or breaststroke kicking movement is not permitted.” Simultaneous is the issue she has – if you watch the video, her right… Read more »
completelyconquered

Screengrab of her kick: http://imgur.com/vpXnM3o

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Lauren Neidigh is a former NCAA swimmer at the University of Arizona and the University of Florida. She got her M.S. in Criminology from Florida State and seems exceptionally confused about which team she should cheer for during the college football season. Lauren is currently working on her M.A. in …

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