Dynamo Boys Break 17-18 NAG for 400 Medley Relay with 3:44.00

2019 USA Swimming Speedo Junior National Championships

Dynamo Swim Club downed the National Age Group Record for 17-18 boys in the 4×100 medley relay at 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals, in the final event of the meet. It was their second relay NAG of the meet; they also took down the 400 free relay NAG on Wednesdayv.

Swimming in heat 2 on Saturday night, Ian Grum (18), Quinn Harron (17), Cam Auerbach (18), and Brooks Curry (18) combined for 3:44.00 to take 11/100 off the national mark set by NOVA of Virginia Aquatics at the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships.

Grum had an outstanding meet, winning a total of four gold medals: 200 back (with a new meet record), 400 IM, 400 free relay (with a National Age Group Record), and 400 medley relay (with a National Age Group record). He was also runner-up in the 800 free relay and finished third in the 100 back. Harron swam the two breaststroke events and the two IMs. Auerbach competed in the 100 free, 100 fly (24th place), 100 back, and 50 free. Curry finished third in the 100 free, ninth in the 200 free, third in the 50 free. He also swam in prelims of the 100 back.

In the relay, Auerbach was a second faster than his best flat-start 100 fly, while Curry was 7/10 better than his best flat-start 100 free. Grum’s PB in the 100 back is 55.38 and Harron’s fastest 100 breast is 1:03.70.

NOVA of Virginia Aquatics 2015 Dynamo Swim Club 2019
Wade O’Brien 56.97 Ian Grum 55.85
Charlie Swanson 1:03.39 Quinn Harron 1:04.26
Ted Schubert 54.71 Cam Auerbach 54.48
Townley Haas 49.04 Brooks Curry 49.41
  3:44.11   3:44.00


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4 years ago

Auerbach’s best flat start time is 54.7 from last summer. He was more than a second faster than his time from this season though.

4 years ago

Would’ve been even faster if Liam was still on dynamo 🤯

4 years ago


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4 years ago

Sierra Marlins also with a very strong 3:44.19.

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