2019 U.S. OPEN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- December 4th-7th, 2019
- McCauley Aquatic Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia
- LCM (50m), Prelims/Finals
- Psych sheets
- Pre-scratch timeline
- Live stream (all sessions beside A finals on Friday/Saturday)
- Live results
Reported by Anne Lepesant.
WOMEN’S 100M BREASTSTROKE – FINAL
- American record: 1:04.13, 2017, Lilly King
- U.S. Open record: 1:04.45, 2009, Jessica Hardy
- U.S. Open Meet record: 1:04.45, 2009, Jessica Hardy
After qualifying second in morning heats, Lilly King threw down a dominant 1:05.65 to win the women’s 100 breast by nearly a full second. Her performance is the fastest in the world so far this year. King was out in 30.7 and home in 34.9. Annie Lazor held on at second place from start to finish, going her second fastest-ever time of 1:06.63 (31.6 / 35.5). That puts her third in the world for the season. Molly Hannis, who had the leading time of the morning, touched third in 1:07.24.