One of the highlight swims on the 2nd night of competition came in the women’s 400 free, where 16-year-old Erica Sullivan smashed the 4:10-barrier for the first time to take gold ahead of open water world champ Ashley Twichell.
Lochte, who stated that he’s only been training 1-2 times per week in one of his post-race interviews, is the reigning World Record holder in the 200 IM.
Check out all the day 1 action here, including Ashley Twichell’s victory in the 800 free.
In his post-Rio USA Swimming meet debut, U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte swam to a gold medal and a Championship Record with his 1:59.2 in the 200 IM at the 2017 U.S. Open.
Furlong made a huge drop from his former lifetime best, which stood at a 4:04.06 from the 2016 Futures Championships, to win Saturday night’s final with a 3:57.00.
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On the women’s side, 400 IM champ Alina Faunce of T2 brought in another victory for her team with her performance in the 200 fly.
Gutierrez touched in 1:48.58 to take silver behind Texas’ Jeff Newkirk (1:48.17), clearing the Mexican National record in the event.
With his performances at the U.S. Open this weekend, Vyatchanin has a very good shot at being named to the 2017-18 U.S. National Team.
Olympic champion Ryan Lochte will swim in his first final of a USA Swimming meet since the Rio incident.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty moved up into the top 6 of the National Team selection rankings on day 4 of the U.S. open.
Quass’ time drops throughout the season have been impressive, as her lifetime best was a 1:03.75 prior to 2017.
On the women’s side, a close battle in the 100 fly saw the top 4 finish within half a second of each other.
Cal’s Matt Josa is the top seed for tonight’s 100 fly final.
Cassidy Bayer landed a spot in the current top 6 thanks to her prelims performance in the 200 fly.