Carson and Jake Foster Explain Why They Love Racing Next to Each Other (Video)

2019 U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Reid Carlson.

MEN’S 400 IM – FINALS

  • World Record: Michael Phelps (United States), 4:03.84, 2008
  • American Record: Michael Phelps, 4:03.84, 2008
  • Championship Record: Michael Phelps (United States), 4:05.25, 2008
  • U.S. Open Record: Michael Phelps (United States), 4:05.25, 2008
  • Olympics Trials Cut: 4:25.99

TOP 3:

  1. GOLD: Bobby Finke, 4:13.15
  2. SILVER: Carson Foster, 4:13.39 — WORLD JUNIOR RECORD
  3. BRONZE: Jake Foster, 4:15.03

Kieran Smith took the early lead with a 25.99 split on the first 50 butterfly, but Carson Foster was first at 100 in 56.60, 0.19 ahead of Smith. Carson Foster, a backstroke specialist, extended the lead to flip at 1:29.43 at the 150. Carson Foster was still in the lead at 200 meters, flipping in 2:01.03, with Bobby Finke now in the 2nd position. Carson Foster was 2:37.32 at 250 meters, still about a body length ahead of the field. At 300, Carson Foster was 3:13.97, leading by 1.79 over Finke.

Finke was beginning to run Carson Foster down in the final 100, and over the final 50, Finke surged and passed Carson Foster, touching 1st in 4:13.15 and producing a 57.39 on the final 100 meters of freestyle. Finke’s time could have placed 4th at the World Championships, and Carson Foster 5th at Worlds. Jake Foster placed 3rd in 4:15.03.

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Marsh
2 years ago

Love these two. Also, we haven’t talked enough about how Carson just set a whole ass WJR in that race. Crazy fast kid

Leisurely1:29
Reply to  Marsh
2 years ago

Michael Phelps has something to say about that…

Climate change is real
2 years ago

Holy goggle tan

Tyler Durden
2 years ago

They are always so happy, great attitude and we’ll see great things from them at Trials I’m thinking

SCOTT JEFFREY PEARSON
2 years ago

I LOVE the CARSON BROTHERS ! 😇😁👋👣👣

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