Andrew Seliskar is in the Olympic hunt after his swims at the Charlotte Grand Prix

Video edit – Coleman Hodges

Men’s 200 Butterfly – 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Charlotte – Reported by SwimSwam

It was a fairly close race through the first 50 of the men’s 200 butterfly. Dylan Bosch, the NCAA champion in this race, had the lead at the 100. In the final 50, Andrew Seliskar ran down Bosch to win in the final 20 meters. Seliskar’s final time was 1:57.40, and he finished almost a second ahead of Dylan Bosch. Bosch touched in second at 1:58.34. Tom Luchsinger managed to get into the wall for third place with a 1:58.77. Chase Kalisz finished fourth as the final swimmer to break 2 minutes in this event with a 1:59.27. Thiago Pereira dropped more than three seconds to win the B-final of the men’s 200 butterfly with a final time of 1:59.73.

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Pvdh

Not only is he in the hunt, but IMO he’s goin to blow anything the usa has to offer in the 200 fly out of the water.

PsychDad

Well spoken and nice young man. I like his breaststroke and especially his starts. Seliskars are from Slovenia. I wonder if his father is from there and weather he would consider swimming for Slovenia in Olympics if he cannot make US team?

Swimmer

That would be interesting to see

gator

….as we near Olympic Trials? It is way too early to start speculating about trials at this point. The landscape could look completely different – over 2 years from now.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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