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2019 USA SWIMMING SPEEDO JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

WOMEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – FINALS

  • World Record: Regan Smith (United States), 2019, 2:03.35
  • World Junior Record: Regan Smith (United States), 2019, 2:03.35
  • U.S. Open Record: Missy Franklin, 2:05.68 (United States), 2013
  • Meet Record: Kylie Stewart, 2013, 2:09.04
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 2:14.69

TOP 3

  1. Felicia Pasadyn (SwimStrongsville) – 2:12.90
  2. Kennedy Noble (YMCA Silver Fins) – 2:13.06
  3. Maggie Wanezek (Elmbrook Swim Club) – 2:13.27

Felicia Pasadyn of SwimStrongsville swam a smooth race, dropping almost two full seconds from prelims to win the junior national title tonight with a new best of 2:12.90. That was just enough to get her ahead of 15-year-old Kennedy Noble of YMCA Silver Fins (2:13.06) and 13-year-old Maggie Wanezek of Elmbrook Swim Club (2:13.27). For Wanezek, that’s another best time, and she scoots up to 16th in the 13-14 age group after only just turning 13 this year.

WOMEN’S 400 IM – FINALS

  • World Record: Katinka Hosszu (Hungary), 4:26.36, 2016
  • World Junior Record: Rosie Rudin (Great Britain), 2015, 4:39.01
  • U.S. Open Record: Katinka Hosszu (Hungary), 4:31.07, 2015
  • Meet Record: Ella Eastin, 2013, 4:38.97
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 4:51.79

TOP 3

  1. Samantha Tadder (Tide Swimming) – 4:46.96
  2. Felicia Pasadyn (SwimStrongville) – 4:47.20
  3. Colby Hurt (757 Swim) – 4:48.66

Tide Swimming’s Samantha Tadder, a 16-year-old, held off a charging Felicia Pasadyn to win the 400 IM A final tonight. Tadder clocked a 4:46.96, just ahead of Pasadyn’s 4:47.20. It was a remarkable turnaround fo Pasadyn, who not long before had just clocked a lifetime best of 2:12.90 to win the 200 back title.

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Joe

Way to go Felicia! Congrats

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