Previews & Recaps
We’ve got a fierce competition on the men’s side, while Katie Ledecky holds the top three women’s swims in the early goings of the 2019-2020 Pro Swim Series.
Katie Ledecky won $6,500 in prize money on three wins and a third place in Greensboro. She also earned the $1500 prelims point bonus with her 400 freestyle.
The last finals session of the Greensboro PSS will headline world champions Katie Ledecky, Kylie Masse, Simone Manuel, and teen Maggie MacNeil.
Reigning 100 fly world champion Maggie MacNeil will contest the women’s 100 fly on the final day of the 2019 Pro Swim Series stop in Greensboro.
Katie Ledecky headlines both the 200 free and 400 IM while Carson Foster and Luca Urlando will chase down Zane Grothe and Ryan Lochte in the men’s 200 free.
Harvard’s Dean Farris blasted out of the tight field in the remaining meters to take the first men’s title of the 2020 PSS season
The teens dominated the men’s 200 fly A-final as national champion Luca Urlando crushed the field with the top US time and 2nd-fastest time in the world
While Grothe thought he was overtrained last summer, he realized something else might be the problem. After he slept for 12 hours daily for 2 weeks
After breaking the pool record this morning by 2 seconds, 18-year-old Carson Foster chipped another two seconds off his leading swim to win at 1:58.93
Reigning world champion and Michigan sophomore Maggie MacNeil topped her signature event with a new world-leading time of 57.64.
The 19-year-old clocked a time of 57.64 to overtake Russian Arina Surkova (57.78) for the top time in the world for the 2019-20 season.
Watch all the A-finals from the final night of the Greensboro 2019 stop, including Katie Ledecky’s world-leading time in the 800 free.
Ryan Lochte (above), Luca Urlando, and Ella Eastin all scratched A finals for the last session of the 2019 Pro Swim Series.
Andrew Wilson caught some SwimSwam readers by surprise with a 4:35 in the 400 IM on Friday morning. He’ll scratch the final of that event.
Allison Schmitt clocks 54.41 in the 100 LCM freestyle, faster than the lead-off leg at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Korea earlier this summer.