2021 ISL Match 2, Day 1 Start Lists: Dressel Set for 100 FL/50 FR & Both Relays


  • Saturday, August 26 – Sunday, August 27
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Local Time)
  • Piscina Felice Scandone, Naples, Italy
  • Short Course Meters (25m – SCM) Format
  • ISL Season 3 Schedules, Start Times, & More
  • Teams Competing: Cali Condors, LA Current, NY Breakers, Tokyo Frog Kings
  • Match 2 Preview

Day 1 Start Lists

Day 1 Lane Assignments:

  • Lanes 1&2: Tokyo Frog Kings (TOK)
  • Lanes 3&4: Cali Condors (CAC)
  • Lanes 5&6: LA Current (LAC)
  • Lanes 7&8: NY Breakers (NYB)

Cali Condor front-runner Caeleb Dressel will be making his ISL season 3 debut with his match 2, day 1 entries in the 100 fly and 50 free.

In the fly, Dressel will swim alongside teammate Marcin Cieslak and LA Current powerhouses Tom Shields and Maxime Rooney. Dressel is also expected to swim in both relays. He will anchor the free relay following teammates Jesse PutsKacper Majchrzak, and FR/BKer Justin Ress. Dressel will swim fly in the 4×100 medley relay alongside BKer Coleman Stewart, flyer Oleg Kostin on the breaststroke leg, and anchor Ress.

Another Cali Condor star, Lilly King, is set to begin her ISL season 3 debut with entries in the 200 breast, 50 breast, and of course the 4×100 medley relay. The Cali women’s 4×100 medley relay will feature an All-American quartet of Beata Nelson, King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Erika Brown.

LA Current star Beryl Gastaldello will make her season 3 debut starting off with the 50 free alongside Abbey Weitzeil. More known for the 50 fly, LA will swim Helena Gasson and Anna Ntountounaki in lieu of Gastaldello. The Frenchwoman will also swim the anchor freestyle leg in the 4×100 medley relay.

We will also get a glimpse of the Tokyo Frog Kings’ re-loaded women’s freestyle force in the 4×100 free relay event, featuring Japanese Chihiro Igarashi and Americans Paige MaddenAly Tetzloff, and Gabby DeLoof. Madden will also swim the 200 back and 400 free, one of her signature events, in her ISL debut.

The NY Breakers are officially out of quarantine and entered on the match 2, day 1 start lists. Scanning through today’s entries, Catarina Monterio, Tes Schouten, Karoline Sørensen, Meiron Cheruti, Elliot Clogg, and Mewen Tomac are absent.

Schouten is a member of the Breakers’ women’s breaststroke group. In for the women’s breaststroke events will be Molly Renshaw, Abbie Wood, and Sarah Vasey. Cheruti is the No. 1-ranked member for both the 50/100 free on the Breaker’s ISL depth chart. Teenager Jacob Whittle will be entered in the men’s 50 free. Meanwhile. Clogg and Tomac are the Breakers’ No. 1 and No. 3 men’s 200 backstrokers, putting slight pressure on FR/IMer Brandonn Almeida.

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1 year ago

Wow, he’s already there! Wasn’t too much of a break.

1 year ago

Does CBC work for watching today or only CBS?

Eric the eel > Phelps
1 year ago

Will we see a world record ?

Reply to  Eric the eel > Phelps
1 year ago

No way, he just came off the olympics and I doubt he’s been back in the water much. But it is caeleb so who knows

Reply to  Eric the eel > Phelps
1 year ago

Unlikely, since Dressel doesn’t usually swim great in-season and the playoffs are still months away.

Reply to  BadShoulder
1 year ago

Dude he’s been chillin in Vegas. Definitely hasn’t been grinding lol.

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