2021 TYR Senior Metropolitan Summer Championships
- July 15-18, 2021
- Eisenhower Park, Nassau County Aquatic Center
- 50m (LCM)
- Championship Central
- Thursday Results
The 2021 TYR Senior Metropolitan Summer Championships opened Thursday evening with timed finals of women’s and men’s 800 freestyle and women’s and men’s 4×200 free relays. 14-year-old Claire Weinstein of Westchester Aquatic Club, who competed at Olympic Trials Wave II in the 200/400/800 free, led off the women’s relay with a 1:58.95 to crack 2:00 for the first time. She dropped 1.9 seconds from her previous PB of 2:00.82 and came within .42 of the Girls 13-14 National Age Group Record of 1:58.53 set by Sippy Woodhead in 1982. Weinstein moved from 10th to 4th on the all-time list for 13-14 girls.
All-Time Top-10 200 Meter Free, 13-14 Girls
|1||1:58.53||Sippy Woodhead||CA||UN||1978 US NAG Records||1/1/1978|
|2||1:58.58||Claire Tuggle||CA||CLOV||2018 Jr Pan Pacific Champs||8/22/2018|
|3||1:58.67||Missy Franklin||US||STAR||2009 Summer Junior Nats||8/9/2009|
|4||1:58.95||Claire Weinstein||MR||WEST||2021 TYR Senior Mets Summer Championships||7/15/2021|
|5||1:59.14||Chelsea Chenault||CA||TERA||2009 Summer Junior Nats||8/9/2009|
|6||1:59.19||Quinn Carrozza||OK||UN||2011 Summer Junior Nats||8/7/2011|
|7||1:59.85||Erin Gemmell||PV||NCAP||2019 Summer Nationals||7/31/2019|
|9||2:00.01||Katie Ledecky||PV||NCAP||2012 Pro Swim – Missouri||2/9/2012|
|10||2:00.14||Taylor Ruck||PC||SAC||2014 Summer Junior Nats||7/29/2014|
Westchester Aquatic Club (Weinstein, Isabella Vega, Kate Anderson, and Maya Bezanson) placed 3rd with 8:27.12. Long Island Aquatic Club came in first with 8:17.82 from Cavan Gormsen (2:02.15), Sophia Karras (2:07.02), Annabelle Corcoran (2:06.60), and Tess Howley (2:02.05). Badger Swim Club finished second thanks to Hana Shimizu-Bowers (2:03.85), Vanessa Chong (2:06.54), Joy Jiang (2:06.91), and Kristin Cornish (2:04.08) who combined for 8:21.38.
LIAC’s Karras won the 800 free with 8:52.50, just 4.3 off her seed time. Long Island Express’s Mary McKenna touched second in 9:00.31. Corcoran and Bezanson dropped 4.4 and 8.6 seconds, respectively, to finish 3rd and 4th with 9:03.86 and 9:06.29. LIAC’s Sarah Larsen went 13.4 seconds faster than her seed time to finish 5th in 9:06.74.
14-year-old Sean Green of Long Island Aquatic Club won the men’s 800 free with a best-by-21.4-seconds 8:21.03. Prior to tonight, his best performance in the 800 was 8:42.44 from the LIAC Spring Kickoff Invitational in May 2021. His teammate JuanCarlos Castrillon stopped the clock at 8:30.21 for second place. LIE’s Patrick Broderick improved his time by 20.7 seconds to edge John Laidlaw from BGNW Marlins, 8:35.80 to 8:35.92, for third. Laidlaw’s time was a PB by 7 seconds. 5th-place Matthew Giardinelli of LIAC went 11.2 seconds faster than his seed time to place 5th with 8:36.91.
In the men’s relays, LIAC’s Billy Swartwout (1:53.57), Castrillon (1:55.74), Griffen Schimmel (1:59.45), and Alvin Tsai (1:56.80) touched first in 7:45.56. Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics clocked in at 7:46.24 for second place with Tristan Pragnell (1:56.56), Adell Sabovic (1:56.75), Eugenio Massari (1:57.19), and Dylan Zhang (1:55.74).