Reported by Lauren Neidigh.
MEN’S 100 BACK
- American: Ryan Murphy, 51.85, 2016
- U.S. Open: Aaron Peirsol, 51.94, 2009
- U.S. Open Meet: Nick Thoman, 52.51, 2009
- GOLD: Arkady Vyatchanin, NYAC, 53.91
- SILVER: Christopher Reid, BAMA, 54.54
- BRONZE: Xavier Mohammed, GBR, 54.62
NYAC’s Arkady Vyatchanin was the only man to turn in a sub-54 tonight, winning by a half second with his 53.91. Bama’s Christopher Reid (54.54) and Great Britain’s Xavier Mohammed (54.62) raced neck-and-neck earn 2nd and 3rd respectively. Texas A&M’s Brock Bonetti was the only other man to break 55 with a 54.99 for 4th place, followed by U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte (55.16).