Finlay Knox Breaks Another IM Canadian Record, Puts Up 51.82 in 100 IM

2021 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE – SEASON 3, MATCH 5

Day 2 Recap

Another day, another Canadian national record for Finlay Knox of the Toronto Titans. During the second day of ISL match five, Knox put up 51.82 to place second in the 100 IM and break his own 2020 national record. Yesterday, Knox placed third in the 200 IM en route a new Canadian record of 1:52.55.

During this event in match five, Knox touched fifth at the 50-meter mark before gaining on the field to place second for Toronto behind Iron’s Marco Orsi (51.32). Knox closed in a 27.74, exactly 0.55s faster than his closing 50 during his 2020 national mark from 2020 ISL semifinal #2.

2021 ISL Match 5 2020 ISL Semi #2
1st 50 24.08 24.07
2nd 50 27.74 28.29
Time 51.82 52.36

Knox now enters the all-time World performers list at No. 25, but also ranks as the No. 5 Americas performer in history.

All-Time Americas Performers – Men’s 100 IM LCM

  1. Caeleb Dressel (USA), 49.28 – 2020
  2. Ryan Lochte (USA), 50.71 – 2012
  3. Michael Andrew (USA), 51.16 – 2018
  4. Michael Phelps (USA), 51.65 – 2011
  5. Finlay Knox (CAN), 51.82 – 2021

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Nick Pecoraro started swimming at age 11, instantly becoming drawn to the sport. He was a breaststroker and IMer when competing. After joining SwimSwam, the site has become an outlet for him to research and learn about competitive swimming and experience the sport through a new lenses. He graduated in …

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