The first set of invite meets are set to go off this weekend, and swimmers will be looking to lock up a qualifying time for the NCAA Championships.
Grigory Tarasevich qualified for the Russian Short Course Worlds team on the final night of Nationals in the men’s 200 back.
Louise Hansson of USC has already swam a time that would’ve qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships in six different events so far this season.
Beata Nelson was dominant at the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge, winning three individual events, three relays, and putting up the #1 time in the NCAA in four different events.
Daniil Pasynkov added his name to Russia’s SC Worlds team at their National Championships in Kazan with a big win in the men’s 400 IM.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
Mallory Comerford of the ACC will swim the women’s 100 freestyle on the opening day of the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge in West Lafayette.
Kirill Prigoda is one of the Russian swimmers using the World Cup meet in Tokyo as a qualifier for Short Course Worlds.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova set a new Russian record in the women’s 50 fly at their Short Course National Championships in Kazan.
Day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo were highlighted by a pair of historical performances from Vlad Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.
Yui Ohashi broke a six-year-old Asian Record in the women’s SCM 400 IM in Tokyo, clocking 4:22.73 to win silver behind Katinka Hosszu at the Tokyo World Cup.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s 24.51 swim in the 50 fly moved her past Sarah Sjostrom for #2 all-time in the event.
Vlad Morozov dropped a 45.16 in the 100 freestyle, breaking his own Russian and World Cup records in Tokyo.
Wang Shun and Li Zhuhao both set new Chinese National records during day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo.
Dylan Carter broke George Bovell’s 50 back Trinidad & Tobago National Record at day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Tokyo.