VIDEO INTERVIEW – MEN’S 100 FREESTYLE – FINALS
100 free final – as reported by SwimSwam:
With 7 US Olympians in the final of the men’s 100 freestyle, you knew it was going to be close. Flipping first at the 50 is Nathan Adrian at 22.8, with Ervin at 22.9. Nathan Adrian worked his way into the finish to win the race with a time of 48.31. Ryan Lochte reached in from Lane 8 to finish second with his time of 48.96. Jimmy Feigen was just behind Lochte at 48.98. Conor Dwyer secured the final Pan Pac roster spot with his time of 49.06.
Anthony Ervin finished in fifth at 49.08, followed by Matt Grevers in sixth at 49.12. Michael Phelps was .4 seconds slower than he was this morning. He reached in to finish seventh. Seth Stubblefield finished in 8th place with his time of 49.34.
In a very close race, Jack Conger reached in to win the B-final of the men’s 100 freestyle with his time of 49.28. Darian Townsend finished second in his first meet as an American citizen with his time of 49.53.
Blake Pieroni from Indiana University Swim Team and Townley Haas from NOVA of Virginia tied to win the C-final of the men’s 100 freestyle. They both touched the wall at 49.69.