Colby Mefford Likes Playing Mind Games in Distance Events (Video)

2019 USA SWIMMING SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

MEN’S 200 FREE – FINALS

  • World Record: 1:42.00 7/28/2009 Paul Biedermann
  • World Junior Record: 1:46.40 8/24/2017 Ivan Girev
  • Meet Record: 1:47.75 8/3/2018 Alexei Sancov
  • U.S. Open Record: 1:44.10 7/1/2008 Michael Phelps
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 1:50.79

TOP 3

  1. Jack Walker (SwimMAC) – 1:49.69
  2. Colby Mefford (Sierra Marlins) – 1:50.88
  3. Ben Forbes (Clovis Swim Club) – 1:51.11

Jack Walker of SwimMAC posted a 1:49.69 to win the 200 free tonight, hitting a lifetime best. That time moves him to #37 in the 17-18 age group, improving upon his 1:49.90 from March. Second place went to Colby Mefford of Sierra Marlins at 1:50.88, less than a tenth way from making the Olympic Trials cut, while Clovis Swim Club’s Ben Forbes touched for third at 1:51.11.

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Well done Colby. Keep it up!

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