2019 CLOVIS PRO SWIM SERIES
- June 12-15, 2019
- Clovis, CA
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- Saturday Finals Heat Sheet
Then, Luca Urlando will contest in the 200 IM, where his personal best of 2:00.34 could be taken down tonight and shake up the rankings again.
Women’s 1500 Free- Timed Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Katie Ledecky, 2018- 15:20.48
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 16:49.19
In a slim field of 6 for the first swim of the evening, 18-year-old Erica Sullivan did not let that stop her from stealing the show. In a victory by over a minute, Sullivan smashed her lifetime best of 16:02.88 with a 15:55.25. Sullivan has now entered the top 5 times in the world this year, behind Delfina Pignatiello‘s 15:51 from earlier today.
Sullivan is also the second-fastest American time this year, just 10 seconds behind Katie Ledecky (15:45.59). Sullivan now moves to the 4th-fastest US performer and 16th-fastest world performer all-time. In the all-time 17-18 age group rankings, Sullivan is now third behind Kate Ziegler and Katie Ledecky.
In a tight race for second, Canadian Mackenzie Padington held off Mexico’s Ayumi Macias by 0.18s with a 16:56.58.
Men’s 1500 Free- Timed Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Jordan Wilimovsky, 2016- 14:53.12
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 15:44.89
After pacing off each other throughout the 15-minute race, Akaram Mahmoud pulled away from Chris Wieser in the remaining 100 of the race to take the win. Mahmoud won with a 15:26.12, taking down his season best of 15:31.28 from Des Moines. Chris Wieser took second in a 15:29.67, smashing his own season best from Mel Zajac of 15:55.25. Wieser’s time has just entered the top 10 American times this year.
Rounding out the top three was teenager Sawyer Grimes with a 15:38.28, dominating his lifetime best of 15:46.48 by 8 seconds.
Women’s 200 IM- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Katinka Hosszu, 2015- 2:08.66
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 2:17.39
- Sydney Pickrem (UN-GU)- 2:11.78
- Emily Overholt (HPVC)- 2:13.45
- Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo (MEX)- 2:14.54
Picking up her fourth victory of the weekend was Sydney Pickrem, winning her signature event with a 2:11.78. Pickrem was faster this morning with her prelims leading-time of 2:10.94. Taking her second runner-up IM performance of the meet was Emily Overholt, swimming a 2:13.45
Mexico’s Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo took third in the race with a 2:14.54.
Men’s 200 IM- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Michael Phelps, 2012- 1:56.32
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 2:04.09
Dropping 5 seconds from this morning, Luca Urlando popped another lifetime best with a 2:00.12. Urlando is now the 3rd-fastest American this year, just 0.01s ahead of Carson Foster. Urlando also took over the top of the world junior rankings as well. Urlando’s time also moved to #9 in the all-time rankings for the 17-18 age group.
Taking second in the event was fellow teenager Jarod Arroyo, touching in at 2:03.29. Arroyo himself is just outside the top 10 world junior times this year. Erick Gordillo rounded out the top three with a 2:05.22, dropping a second and a half from this morning.
Women’s 200 Back- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Taylor Ruck, 2018- 2:06.36
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 2:14.69
Picking up her second backstroke victory of the meet was 16-year-old Isabelle Stadden, touching in at 2:08.67. Stadden was just four-tenths off her lifetime best of 2:08.24 and remains the 4th-fastest American and 14th-fastest world time this year.
Coming off her 200 IM win, Sydney Pickrem touched in second with a 2:13.17, dropping 4 seconds from this morning. Rounding out the top 3 was Taylor McCoy, swimming a new lifetime best of 2:14.46 by a second.
Men’s 200 Back- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Xu Jiayu, 2017- 1:55.04
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 2:02.99
The prelims top 3 remained in tact with Canadian Trials champ Markus Thormeyer remaining under 2 minutes with a 1:59.24. Thormeyer was still faster at Canadian Trials with his world #16 time of 1:57.42.
Women’s 50 Breast- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Lilly King, 2018- 29.62
Taking her first victory of the meet was World champ Alia Atkinson, dropping the winning time of 30.69. Atkinson was just 0.11s off her #7 world time of 30.58.
Taking second in the event was Clovis’ Danielle Herrmann, just a tenth off her lifetime best of 31.48 set this morning. Mexico’s Melissa Rodriguez took third with a 31.86, just three-tenths from her season best of 31.58 from Knoxville.
Men’s 50 Breast- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Felipe Lima, 2019- 26.97
Brandon Fischer does it again, swimming his third breaststroke lifetime best with a 27.26. Fischer is now the second-fastest American this year behind Michael Andrew and the 17th-fastest time in the world this year. Fischer is now the 11th-fastest US performer in history, tying with Kevin Steele.
Women’s 100 Free- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Sarah Sjostrom, 2016- 53.12
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 56.29
Closing out the women’s PSS swims of the season was Mallory Comerford‘s 100 free win with a 53.90. Comerford is just six-tenths off her season best time of 53.33, which is #2 in the nation this year.
Taking second place was 200 fly champ Kelsi Dahlia, touching in at a new season best of 54.56. Dahlia now ranks #8 in the nation this year.
Men’s 100 Free- Finals
- Pro Swim Series record: Nathan Adrian, 2016- 48.00
- 2020 Olympic Trials Cut: 50.49
In the last A-final of the Pro Swim Series, Michael Chadwick won the 100 free with a 48.70. Chadwick came in just 0.13s behind his 2018 Winter Nationals time of 48.57, the third-fastest time in the nation and #23 world time this year.