Katie Ledecky was very strong tonight in the 200, posting a 1:55.32 for what is her most impressive swim of the meet thus far
Ledecky and Manuel now rank 1st and 5th, respectively, in the world this year in the 200 free.
Former world record holder Kylie Masse took the win with a powerful swim, posting a 59.27 as the only finisher under a minute.
Katie Ledecky already built a body length lead in the first 100 meters of the race. Ledecky then finished the race nearly missing the 4-minute barrier in a 4:00.35, winning by over 9 seconds.
Veteran Nathan Adrian maintained his dominance and took the title in a 21.94, being the only swimmer under 22 seconds.
Kennedy did not warm up or down before/after her race in prelims or finals. She only swam 2 laps (100 meters) all day, her prelims and finals swims.
Despite a slow start, Simone Manuel built up a lead going into the last 25 meters of the race to win with a 24.39
Katie Ledecky led the first heat of the women’s 800 free wire-to-wire to win by almost 14 seconds in 8:14.40, negative-splitting the race 4:07.27/4:07.13
Fresh off the B1G/ACC challenge meet, the wildcats were right back into the swing of things on this Tuesday morning, running a whopping 4 different workouts in the span of 6-9am.
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