Previews & Recaps
Brothers Jake and Carson Foster return in the 200 IM after going 1-2 at this meet last summer.
The fifth and final day of prelims will feature the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 1500, and men’s 800.
Will Grant is the top seed heading into the men’s 100 back final in Irvine.
In addition, that time now ranks Gemmell 15th in the all-time rankings for 13-14 girls, with a full year left in the age group.
Andrei Minakov will look for a second individual title tonight at Junior Nats in the men’s 100 fly.
Watch the race videos from Day 5 finals at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals in Irvine.
UT-commit Ethan Harder missed the Jr Pan Pac team, but is already looking forward to the Youth Olympics and getting to Austin next fall
Pouch was 2:11.96 last week at Nationals, which has him 3rd all-time in the 17-18 age group
Watch Anna Keating’s 200 breast victory and all the other championship finals from Day 4 of 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Gemmell swam the 3rd fastest time ever by a 13-year-old American this morning in 2:01.50, and now moves past Sippy Woodhead (2:01.08) for 2nd behind only Tuggle (1:59.11)
Owen Kao (above) and Isabelle Odgers led Irvine Novaquatics to the combined team title at the 2018 Junior National Championships – in their own pool.
14-year old Claire Tuggle (above) was one of three high-point award winners at Junior Nationals.
Photos from Day 4 prelims at 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships.
After becoming the third-fastest 13-year-old in U.S. history Friday morning, Gemmell moved to No. 2 Friday night.
Alexei Sancov, 100 free and 100 fly runner-up, and Jake Magahey, 400 free champ, will face off in the men’s 200 free.