David Plummer discusses back-to-back 52.8 100 back’s (Video)

Captured by Katrina Radke (@katrinaradke_), produced by Coleman Hodges. 

Reported by Anne Lepesant.

David Plummer of New York Athletic Club, who had set the pool record in the morning’s heats, went out quickly and established a huge lead over the field by the 50 turn. Plummer ended up coming home just a tad slower than in the morning and finished with 52.85, .02 off his morning time. Plummer holds the second-fastest time in the world so far this season with 52.51 from the FINA Grand Prix in Dubai last week.



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8 years ago

Nice to see an American looking to compete with Larkin for the Gold in Rio. It’s going to take a Sub 52 swim to win gold.

8 years ago

I love Plummer – rooting for his preparation to be on top . he is very confident . The Us has now probably the best bunch of super backstrokers among any country . This is very good sign for 2016 team .

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