Ledecky Leads PSS Money Lists With $6500 In Greensboro

2019 USA SWIMMING PRO SWIM SERIES – GREENSBORO

  • November 6th-9th, 2019
  • Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 50m (LCM)
  • Prelims at 9:00AM Eastern Time/Finals at 6:00PM Eastern Time (4:00 Eastern for Wednesday timed finals)
  • Live Results

Katie Ledecky won $6,500 in prize money on three wins and a third place in Greensboro. She also earned the $1500 prelims point bonus with her 400 freestyle prelims swim.

Behind her is a trio of swimmers who each won $4,000 in Greensboro: Simone Manuel, Luca Urlando and Zane Grothe54 total athletes won prize money across 28 events in Greensboro. The men’s prelims bonus went to Justin Ress for an 856-point 100 backstroke, just besting Andrew Wilson‘s 855-point 200 breaststroke.

Prize Money Format

Full prize Money Format here

Individual events:

  • First place = $1,500
  • Second place = $1000
  • Third place = $500

Top prelims swim (in FINA points) at each meet:

  • $1500 to top woman and top man

Top overall swim (in FINA points) for the whole series:

  • $10,000

Greensboro Prize Money List

Note: these lists track ‘money earned’, though not necessarily ‘money accepted.’ Athletes maintaining amateurism for high school or college swimming are under certain restrictions about how much prize money they can accept.

Rank First Name Last Name Greensobor Total 1st 2nd 3rd Prelims Bonus
1 Katie Ledecky $6,500 3 1 $1,500
2 Zane Grothe $4,000 2 1
2 Simone Manuel $4,000 2 1
2 Luca Urlando $4,000 2 1
5 Madisyn Cox $3,000 2
5 Justin Ress $3,000 1 $1,500
7 Hali Flickinger $2,500 1 1
7 Sophie Hansson $2,500 1 1
7 Isabelle Stadden $2,500 1 1
7 Ashley Twichell $2,500 1 1
7 Chris Wieser $2,500 1 1
7 Andrew Wilson $2,500 1 1
7 Carson Foster $2,500 1 2
7 Ally McHugh $2,500 1 2
7 Allison Schmitt $2,500 2 1
16 Anton McKee $2,000 1 1
16 Christopher Reid $2,000 1 1
16 Mitch D’Arrigo $2,000 2
16 Nyls Korstanje $2,000 2
16 Jacob Pebley $2,000 2
21 Michael Chadwick $1,500 1
21 Dean Farris $1,500 1
21 Jay Litherland $1,500 1
21 Maggie MacNeil $1,500 1
21 Luis Martinez $1,500 1
21 Kylie Masse $1,500 1
21 Catie Deloof $1,500 1 1
21 Ryan Lochte $1,500 1 1
29 Kathleen Baker $1,000 1
29 Matthew Fenlon $1,000 1
29 Molly Hannis $1,000 1
29 Leah Hayes $1,000 1
29 Jacob Heidtmann $1,000 1
29 Charlotte Hook $1,000 1
29 Torri Huske $1,000 1
29 Hannah Moore $1,000 1
29 Jorge Murillo $1,000 1
29 Carlos Claverie $1,000 2
39 Christian Bayo $500 1
39 Katharine Berkoff $500 1
39 Rachel Bernhardt $500 1
39 Santi Corredor $500 1
39 Connor Daniels $500 1
39 Ali Deloof $500 1
39 Abrahm DeVine $500 1
39 Anastasia Gorbenko $500 1
39 Ian Ho $500 1
39 Megan Kingsley $500 1
39 Ting Wen Quah $500 1
39 Melissa Rodrigues $500 1
39 Kate Sanderson $500 1
39 Jack Saunderson $500 1
39 Coleman Stewart $500 1
39 Kendyl Stewart $500 1

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Yozhik
3 years ago

Not related to anything discussed in this thread.
There was some series of TED lectures about human brain and human cognitive abilities. There was a lady who told that some small (really small) area of human brain was located that is responsible for understanding the behavior of other person who is in social contact. That is tremendous result of evolution of human species. So the person can react not only on the immediate result of somebody else’s action but can predict accurately how the other person will respond on the action against him and can choose the strategy and sequence of his own actions correspondingly. It’s like thinking in chess two or several steps ahead. That ability makes human… Read more »

Ol' Longhorn
Reply to  Yozhik
3 years ago

Did her name start with Kat?

Yozhik
Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
3 years ago

I don’t remember, but if it helps you to understand me I will spend my time to find reference to this TED presentation.
Will we ever see the evolution in your jokes. If the joke is said once it is a joke. If same joke said twice it maybe a sign of dementia. If the same joke said more than two times it says something about joker.

Charge
3 years ago

So how long until the ISL uses college and HS kids and just reimburses their travel? Or flat out pays them since the NCAA is going that route?

Ol' Longhorn
3 years ago

Bummer for Yozhik with Ledecky and Hosszu being showered with money for over-the-hill, mediocre performances (as he would call them).

Road warrior
Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
3 years ago

You’re just a hater. Ledecky is worth every penny she’s earned. How many medals do you got? Oh that’s right you don’t have none. Ledecky is neither mediocre nor over the hill. She is the greatest freestyler to ever live and a legend.

Samuel Huntington
Reply to  Road warrior
3 years ago

Clearly you don’t read the comments here enough

Admin
Reply to  Road warrior
3 years ago

Lol. You must be new here. He’s clapping back at another commenter who notoriously thinks Ledecky has hit a wall.

Yozhik
Reply to  Braden Keith
3 years ago

You’ve been once rude to me and are showing again misunderstanding the motives and purposes of my comments about my favorite swimmer Katie Ledecky. I probably possess one of the most detailed database about Ledecky and discussion of Katie’s results is never guessing. Ask Nuotofan he understands people much better than you do.

Ol' Longhorn
Reply to  Yozhik
3 years ago

When you call Nuotofan as a character witness, well…. THE CALL WAS PERFECT!

sscommenter
Reply to  Yozhik
3 years ago

do you use Lig-MA for database management?

ERVINFORTHEWIN
Reply to  Braden Keith
3 years ago

lollll😅

Blackflag82
Reply to  Road warrior
3 years ago

Chill dude. Do a search for Hosszu, click on any article in the last two weeks that comes up, and prepare to read a novella written by Yozhik…then the above comment will make a lot more sense to you…

Yozhik
Reply to  Road warrior
3 years ago

@ROAD WARRIOR:
I never use personal attacks to insult people in discussion. Damn it. That is how my parents brought me up. But how can I disagree with you?!
Who corrected your emotional initial very accurate observation? Was it you who edited it or someone else?

Ol' Longhorn
Reply to  Road warrior
3 years ago

I ain’t got no medals. You ain’t got no sense of humor or perspective. (P.S. Since you’re new here, just also want to point out, it’s poor form to pull out the “how many medals have you got” argument. If that were the criterion for giving an opinion here, the website would have to shut down.)

Jared’s Man Bun
Reply to  Ol' Longhorn
3 years ago

KL’s main revenue stream comes from her endorsements, specifically TYR. Just curious: how likely are you to purchase a TYR product over a competitor’s (e.g., Speedo, Arena, etc.) just because KL endorses it?

Yozhik
Reply to  Jared’s Man Bun
3 years ago

Just from TYR contract Katie Ledecky gets about $90,000 per month. It is almost twice more than what was paid to poor Hunter Biden. 😀 But from just two meets this Fall she got more than $10,000 . That is nice and not that small addition to main source of earning. These meets can be enough to pay for tuition for instance etc.

Jared’s Man Bun
Reply to  Yozhik
3 years ago

At this rate, pretty soon KL will be able to make a down payment on a starter home in nearby Redwood City! (Unfortunately, this is not a joke.)

Ellen
Reply to  Jared’s Man Bun
3 years ago

If the products are good enough for her, I definitely buy them.

Charge
3 years ago

Can the HS kids take the money? Or are they up there for ‘rankings” purposes?

Nate
Reply to  Charge
3 years ago

If I recall correctly they can take enough money to cover their expenses for travel/hotel/etc but no more

Charge
Reply to  Nate
3 years ago

I think I’ve heard that before now that you say it.

Xman
Reply to  Nate
3 years ago

If that’s true, those top college and high school kids better be staying at a very notice hotel and ect.

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Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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