Anthony Ervin on the 400 free relay: “Yeah, I punished myself, swam butterfly in warm down”

by SwimSwam Staff 3

August 25th, 2014 International, News, Video

Swimming News / Swimming Video courtesy of Shannon Macdonald, SwimSwam World Rankings Managing Editor.

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Meet record: 21.55, Nathan Adrian (USA)
American record: 21.40, Cullen Jones
Australian record: 21.19, Ashley Callus
Canadian record: 21.73 Brent Hayden
Japanese record: 21.88 Shinri Shioura
Australia All-comers record: 21.19, Ashley Callus

Bruno Fratus of Brazil got his hand on the wall to win the 50 freestyle gold medal with his time of 21.44. That will stand as the new meet record. Anthony Ervin and Nathan Adrian finished second and third for the United States with silver and bronze medals. Ervin finished at 21.73 and Adrian was 21.80. Both Ervin and Adrian will represent the United States in this event next summer at the world championships.
Cameron McEvoy of Australia was fourth with his time of 22.07 and Shinri Shioura of Japan was fifth at 22.11.
Jimmy Feigen won the B-final of the 50 freestyle for the Untied States at 22.38. Canadian Luke Peddie was second at 22.68, and Kenta Ito from Japan finished third at 22.74.

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Always the coolest swimmer out there

he is honest. he knows 21.7 wont cut it for a medal in either the worlds or the olympics.


I have even more respect for Anthony Ervin now.

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