2021 ATLANTA CLASSIC
- May 14-16, 2021
- McAuley Aquatic Center @ Georgia Tech
- Atlanta, GA
- Hosted by SwimAtlanta
- LCM Format (50m)
- Top 40 Finals: A, B, C, D (18&U)
- Meet Site
- Meet Packet
- Psych Sheets
- Wave I & II Olympic Trials Cuts
- FINA Olympic Qualifying Standards
Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
MEN’S 200 FREE — FINALS
- Meet Record: 1:46.30, Kieran Smith (FLOR), 2021
- Wave II Cut: 1:49.65
- Wave I Cut: 1:50.79
- Kieran Smith (Florida), 1:46.46
- Andrew Seliskar (Cal Aquatics), 1:47.07
- Jake Magahey (SwimAtlanta), 1:47.30
After hitting the meet record and top US time this morning at 1:46.30, Kieran Smith swam a near-identical time of 1:46.46, staying ahead of Cal’s Andrew Seliskar (1:47.07) and SwimAtlanta’s Jake Magahey (1:47.30). Also swimming a season best for fourth was Caeleb Dressel, nailing the wall at 1:47.42.
Smith remains the fastest American this season while Seliskar shifts to No. 2 in the nation. Magahey’s lifetime best swim bumped him to No. 3 in the nation, passing Michigan’s Patrick Callan (1:47.38). Dressel now positions himself in fifth this season ahead of ASU’s Julian Hill (1:47.58) and Grant House (1:47.69).
Placing fifth was Cal’s Trenton Julian at 1:48.01, which knocks Olympian Blake Pieroni (1:48.06) and Texas’ Carson Foster (1:48.12) for No. 8 in the nation.