This morning, we’ll see heats of the 200 fly and 100 freestyle, as well as one heat each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
The 4 women’s quarterfinals matches took place today, with Spain, USA, Hungary, and Russia winning, and therefore, advancing to the semifinals.
There were minimal scratches for this morning’s events, including only 1 scratch by a top 8 seed.
The Speedo Summer Championships kick off tomorrow at their sites in Greensboro, NC, and Irvine, CA.
The final men’s group play matches took place on August 2nd, solidifying Greece and Spain as the top seeds for the elimination games, starting on August 4th.
Notably, all 4 Aquajets boys were significantly under their personal best times, all of which were from July of this year.
Julian is the top seed in the men’s 200 fly (1:55.35), 100 fly (51.70), 200 IM (1:59.21), 200 free (1:47.50), and 400 free (3:49.47).
In the final group play matches, Hungary had an opportunity to come out on top of Group B, but a loss to China hands the USA sole ownership of the #1 spot.
The free agency period was a 30-day window following the conclusion of the ISL draft, where teams could bolster their rosters by signing undrafted athletes.
Day 8 finals included finals of the men’s & women’s 50 free, men’s 1500 free, and the men’s & women’s 4×100 medley relays.
Williamson’s previous best had him 9th all-time in the 13-14 200 back rankings, and his new time puts him 8th, jumping over Michael Andrew.
There was more on the line for the U.S. in this race than just a Gold medal. For Team USA, the men’s 4×100 medley relay is a matter of tradition and legacy.
Bruno Fratus’ wait is over, as one of the great men’s sprinters of this era earned his first Olympic medal during the final session of the Tokyo Olympics.
View the Day 7 race videos for the men’s 100 fly, women’s 800 free, women’s 200 back, men’s and women’s 50 free semifinals, as well as the mixed medley relay
Parent’s 4:21.90 from Trials made him the #10 performer all-time in the 15-16 age group, and his swim from tonight keeps him there.