Check below for videos from tonight’s action in Richmond, featuring the men’s and women’s 800 freestyle.
Sticklen, who has a full year of high school left before Texas, is already in NCAA scoring range in both butterfly events.
Katie Ledecky will hit the competition pool tonight in Richmond for the first time since January, while it’ll be her first 800 free race since Winter Nationals in November.
Tonight in Richmond, Smith took almost a full second off of her previous best.
She also posted a 24.11 to win the 50 free by a landslide, also improving her world-leading time this season.
That is faster than any performance he had in 2018, and it’s just .03 off of his 2017 best of 2:08.69.
Wellbrock was less than ten seconds off of his German record in this event.
Walking onto the University of Louisville swim team, Tanner Cummings wasn’t prepared for the stark transition from club and high school…
Sjöström is entered in the 50 and 200 free and the 50 and 100 fly this weekend in Norway.
UVA commit Kate Douglass had a big weekend at the 2019 Speedo Sectionals in Ithaca, hitting several best times. Among her top swims were her performances in the 100 fly and 50 free — in the 50 free, she shot up to #3 all-time in the 17-18 age group.
Vance took a tenth off of his old best time and won the race by a considerable margin.
Only Simone Manuel and Abbey Weitzeil have been faster than Douglass in the 17-18 age group.
Douglass again set a new personal best with her 100 fly win.
That swim was a near three-second drop for Douglass from her old best time.
Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club’s Kate Douglass is seeded first in all five of her events this weekend in Ithaca.