Caeleb Dressel Tried to Negative Split the 100 Freestyle in Prelims (Video)

2019 ATLANTA CLASSIC

Sunday night in the final race of the 2019 Atlanta Classic, Caeleb Dressel posted an impressive 47.86 in the 100 freestyle, becoming the 4th-fastest performer in the world this year. In prelims, Dressel nearly even-split the race, touching in an impressive 48.45, splitting 24.10/24.35. Watch the 100 freestyle final here.

Reported by Nick Pecoraro.

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  • Meet Record: Nathan Adrian, 48.29
  1. Caeleb Dressel, GSC, 47.86
  2. Dean Farris, HARV, GSC, 49.29
  3. Corey Main, 49.98

Smashing Nathan Adrian’s 2016 meet record of 48.29 was Caeleb Dressel, swimming a season-best of 47.86. This is Dressel’s fifth-fastest swim, all behind his 2017 World Championships swims.

Harvard-stud Dean Farris stayed under the 50-second barrier with a 49.29 while Corey Main just broke the barrier with a 49.98.

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Horninco

I might try and negative split a 25 tomorrow.

Past that, no guarantees

Taa

Stay humble and keep working = success

Pinodee

*Comes home in 24.3* … “I would have liked to have been faster coming home”

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Reid Carlson originally hails from Clay Center, Kansas, where he began swimming at age six.  At age 14 he began swimming club year-round and later with his high school team, making state all four years.  He was fortunate enough to draw the attention of Kalamazoo College where he went on to …

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