Jacob Pebley Posts United States’ Fastest 200 Backstroke This Year (Race Video)

2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

Excerpt taken from Day SIX Finals Recap:

Men’s 200 Backstroke – FINALS

American swimmer Jacob Pebley won the men’s 200 backstroke, swimming the fourth fastest time in the world this year. With his time of 1:56.29, he is now the fastest American performer of the season.

2014-2015 LCM Men 200 Back

MitchellAUS
LARKIN
08/07
1.53.58
2Radoslaw
KAWECKI
POL1.54.5508/07
3Evgeny
RYLOV
RUS1.54.6008/07
4Irie
RYOSUKE
JPN1.54.6201/31
5Ryan
MURPHY
USA1.55.0008/07
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The silver medal was won by Japanese swimmer, Sunama Keita. He finished second with his time of 1:57.50, holding off the bronze medalist, Andrei Shabasov (RUS), who finished third at 1:57.68.

Christopher Ciccarese narrowly missed the podium after posting a final time of 1:57.83, only .15 seconds behind the bronze medalist.

There was a gap before the next group finished. Joe Patching of Great Britain lead in Giorgio Gaetani (ITA) and Connor Green (USA). Patching posted the fifth fastest time of 1:59.52 while Gaetani finished sixth in 2:00.07 and Green was seventh in 2:00.23.

Krzysztof Morawski (POL) finished in eighth place at 2:02.11.

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Glenny

Until Murphy races it shaved and tapered….

ERVINFORTHEWIN

Murphy will put the hammer down next month in the 200 back .

Justin Pollard

The announcers said Jacob’s time puts him 7th in the world … they didn’t seem like the most accurate duo during the race; is he 7th or 4th like you guys have him?

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