2016 ORLANDO PRO SWIM SERIES
- Thursday, March 3- Saturday, March 5
- YMCA of Central Florida Aquatic Center
- Orlando, FL
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Caeleb Dressel has scratched the A-Final of the men’s 100 free on Saturday, the final day of the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando.
Dressel was the 2nd-fastest swimmer in the preliminary rounds, posting a 49.20 to sit within a tenth of a second of the top qualifier, Italy’s Luca Dotto (49.12).
Even with no other swims for the final, though, Dressel scratched out of the final.
With the NCAA Championships now just three weeks away, Dressel still has an important short course meet before he can turn his efforts fully to long course and qualifying for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. After breaking the American Records in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyles at the SEC Championships, Dressel has entered the conversation for not only a national placing in Omaha, but an international placing in Rio.
His scratch will bump North Carolina State post-grad Caleb Weir, a former University of Texas swimmer, into the A-Final. He swam 49.66 in prelims.
Other A and B final scratches
- 200 IM – Regan Barney and Becca Mann both scratched out of low B-final seeds in the women’s 200 IM. That ends Mann’s meet, as she has no other swims on Saturday evening, including no entry in the 800 free. For the 16-year old Barney, meanwhile, she’ll still have a B-Final swim in the 200 backstroke, which is a higher-rated list in her event lineup.
- 200 back – Swedish National Teamer Henriette Stenkist ended her meet early after scratching out of the B-Final in the 200 back. Her absence will bump 18-year old Venezuelan Carla Gonzalez into the