Jessica Hardy wins third event at Charlotte Grand Prix

by SwimSwam Staff 14

May 11th, 2013 News

Jessica Hardy won her third event of the meet taking the women’s 50 freestyle in a time of 25.09. Hardy won both the 50 and 100 breaststroke in last night’s finals session. She was followed by both Madison Kennedy and Megan Romano who tied for second in a time of 25.12.

Bolles' Joseph Schooling en route to a new Winter Junior National Championships Meet Record in the 100 fly in Knoxville, Tenneessee. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

Bolles’ Joseph Schooling won the 200 butterfly, his second win of the meet (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

In the men’s 200 butterfly Bolles’ Joseph Schooling took his second event of the weekend in a time of 1:57.79. Last night Schooling broke the Singapore national record in the 100 butterfly in a time of 52.33 and in tonight’s final he was off his 200 butterfly record of 1:56.67, which he set in 2011.

He was followed by Tom Luchsinger who finished second in a time of 1:58.80 with Dan Madwed finishing third in a time of 1:59.60.

Andreina Pinto of Venezuela took the women’s 200 butterfly in a time of 2:12.40 just ahead of Meredith Hoover who posted a time of 2:12.57. Lauren Harrington finished third posting a time of 2:13.28.

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Anthony Ervin took the 50 freestyle in a time of 22.01

In the men’s 50 freestyle Cullen Jones had the best start in the race, by far, but it was Anthony Ervin who had the best finish winning the event in a time of 22.01. Marcelo Chierighini finished second recording a time of 22.09, only eight one hundredths of a second behind Ervin.

Jones finished third in a time of 22.16.

The women’s 100 backstroke saw Megan Romano win the event in a time of 1:00.83 which, was her second podium finish of the evening. Romano lead at the 50 turning in a time of 29.65, Kathleen Baker put on a push in the final 50 meters just falling short of the win finishing in a time of 1:00.98.

Isabella Arcila finished third in a time 1:01.59.

Ryan Murphy had the lead at the 50 meter mark turning in a time of 26.24, David Plummer and Andrew teDuits both caught Murphy in what was an incredible finish, with only six one-hundredths of a second separating the three men. teDuits took the event in a time of 54.43, Plummer finished second in a time of 54.45 with Murphy finishing in third posting a time of 54.49.

Chloe Sutton took the women’s 400 freestyle in a time of 4:09.10, but like most races this evening it was not an easy win with 17 year old Gillian Ryan closing fast in the final 50 meters. Ryan finished second in a time of 4:09.70 followed by Leah Smith who finished third recording a time of 4:10.85.

Chloe Sutton, 800 freestyle championship final, 2010 US National Championships (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Chloe Sutton took the women’s 400 freestyle in a time of 4:09.10 (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

Connor Jaeger picked up his second win of the meet taking the men’s 400 freestyle easily in a time of 3:48.77. Jaeger picked up his first win in the 800 freestyle on Thursday evening. Michael McBroom finished second in a time of 3:50.77 with Matt McLean finishing third posting a time of 3:51.57.

Charlie Houchin who won the B final had the second fastest time of the evening recording a time of 3:50.64.

In an incredible finish Annie Zhu took the women’s 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:27.16 one one-hundredth of a second ahead of NCAA champion Laura Sogar. Sogar finished second in a time of 2:27.27 with Molly Hannis finishing third in a time of 2:30.72.

Mike Alexandrov took the men’s 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:13.60. He was followed by Colombian Jorge Murillo who finished second in a time of 2:14.44 just missing his Colombian national record time of 2:14.37.

NBAC’s Chase Kalisz finished third in a time of 2:14.51.

Dana Vollmer took the women’s 50 butterfly in the only swim of the evening that ranks within the world’s top ten, posting a time of 26.18, which ties her for seventh in the world with Marieke Guehrer.

Claire Donahue finished second in a time of 26.77 followed by Kelsi Worrell who finished third touching in a time of 26.94.

Brazilian Marcelo Chierighini took the men’s 50 butterfly in a time of 23.72 followed by Cullen Jones who finished second in a time of 24.03 with Eugene Godsoe rounding out the top three posting a time of 24.17.

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Philip Johnson

Very impressive by Jaeger! If he keeps it up, he can easily make the team for the 400.

RoosterHen

Anthony Ervin is my hero

bobo gigi

My parents are my heroes.

juanpeINDY

Isabella Arcilla, Jorge Murillo and Carolina Colorado are Colombian swimmers….from Colombia not Columbia…..

Thank you for pointing out the typo it has been corrected