James Guy Confirms Adding 2 Fly, Dropping 4 Free for Euros Lineup (Video)

2018 SETTE COLLI TROPHY

Reported by James Sutherland.

MEN’S 200 FLY

  1. Luiz Melo, BRA, 1:55.83
  2. Tamas Kenderesi, HUN, 1:56.72
  3. James Guy, GBR, 1:56.88

Brazilian Luiz Melo used the fastest middle 100 in the field (59.27) to hold over a second advantage at the 150m mark of the men’s 200 fly, holding solid on the last length to touch in 1:55.83. That improves his personal best of 1:55.92 set at the Maria Lenk Trophy, and elevates him from 13th to 11th in the world rankings for the year.

Meet record holder and defending champ Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary was only 5th at the halfway mark but used his signature strong back end to move into 2nd in a time of 1:56.72, running down Great Britain’s James Guy (1:56.88) on the final 50. Guy was just over two tenths off his season-best, while Kenderesi has been as fast as 1:54.14 this year which has him 4th in the world.

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2Fat4Speed

Makes sense with his 100fly speed and 200free endurance.

Ol' Longhorn

In related news, Schooling has picked up the 400 free.

JimSwim

U mean he picked it up, looked it over, and put it back down because it is twice as far as the 2Fly that is too much for him?

jay

went faster in practice…

Dad

Jimmy guy got the wireless headphones in behind the blocks. Power move

Dudeman

Phelps had the wireless beats by dre headphone sponsorship almost a decade ago which was an even bigger move compared to apples wireless headphones

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