Kieran Smith (#7), Jack Conger (#13) Scratch 100 Free Finals at PSS Knoxville


The 2020 Pro Swim Series Knoxville concludes tonight with day 4 finals. Swimmers are set to compete in the 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free. We’ll also see timed finals of the 1500 free, with the fastest heat swimming tonight. Read on to find out who scratched from prelims to finals.

There were a handful of championship final scratches on the men’s side. Baylor Nelson, the 8th seed, opted out of the 200 IM. Junior standout Wyatt Davis (CSC) has scratched the 200 back, where he was the 6th seed for finals. Teammate Jake Mitchell, #15, also scratched out. Kieran Smith, who won the 400 IM, scratched as the #7 in the 100 free. Jack Conger, who took 13th in prelims, also scratched out.

There weren’t any major scratched on the women’s side. A few stars did decide to drop the C final of the 100 free: Regan Smith, Farida Osman, and Kelsi Dahlia.


  • Women’s 200 IM: #18 Bella Sims, #20 Laura Morley, #21 Olivia McMurray, #22 Zoe Thatcher, #24 Bailey Andison
  • Men’s 200 IM: #8 Baylor Nelson, #13 Javier Acevedo, #14 Carlos Claverie, #18 Conall Monahan, #19 Wyatt Davis, #21 Daniel Skaaning
  • Women’s 200 Back: #21 Kendall Shields, #24 Paige Hetrick
  • Men’s 200 Back: #6 Wyatt Davis, #15 Jake Mitchell, #17 Lukas Cote, #22 Baylor Nelson, #24 Cris Gore
  • Women’s 100 Free: #17 Regan Smith, #23 Farida Osman, #23 Kelsi Dahlia
  • Men’s 100 Free: #7 Kieran Smith, #13 Jack Conger, #15 Jake Magahey, #19 Ryan Coetzee, #22 Giles Smith

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Ol' Longhorn
8 months ago

There should be a beauty pageant judging of Smith vs Clark Smith for prettiest freestyle.

Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
8 months ago

Kieran gets my vote

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8 months ago


8 months ago

I understand things change …. but the number of scratches still surprises

Texas Tap Water
Reply to  Samesame
8 months ago

It happens every year. Everyone is just entered in every event regardless they intend to swim them or not

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