Jack Conger Breaks Down Training So Far at UVA (Video)


Reported by Nick Pecoraro.


  • World: 1:42.00 7/28/2009 Paul Biedermann
  • American: 1:42.96 8/12/2008 Michael Phelps
  • U.S. Open: 1:44.10 7/1/2008 Michael Phelps
  • Jr World: 1:46.40 8/24/2017 Ivan Girev
  • Pro Swim: 1:44.82 2016 Sun Yang
  • Trial Cut: 1:50.79
  1. Breno Correia (Brazil)- 1:47.83
  2. Blake Pieroni (UN)- 1:47.92
  3. Alex Kunert (UN-Queens)- 1:47.93

In the last few meters of the race, it was only a tenth of a second separating the lead trio in a sprint finish. Breno Correia took out Blake Pieroni, who won the 100 free over Correia last night, while Pieroni took second over Alex Kunert by one one-hundredth. The trio’s finals times now rank #5-7 in the world, respectively.

Caeleb Dressel took 6th with a 1:49.68 behind Jack Conger (1:49.39),  with 1 of 3 swims down for him. Knoxville 200 free champ Joao De Lucca got bumped into the B-final, winning with a 1:49.95.

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