LSU Commit Peyton Curry Hits 200 Free PB at Dynamo 18& Under Championship

Dynamo 18& Under Winter Championships

  • December 10-13, 2020
  • Raymond Arthur Bussard Aquatic Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Short Course Yards
  • Results on Meet Mobile: DYNA 18&U Winter Championships

Following impressive relay performances on Thursday night, swimmers from Dynamo Swim Club were back in the water on Friday and Saturday, participating in USA Swimming’s 18&Under Championships. 

After swimming a best time of 1:50.05 in the 200 freestyle on Thursday night, LSU commit Peyton Curry posted another major drop in the event. Curry cruised through prelims by posting a 1:51.16 before putting up a dominating time of 1:48.75 in finals. For Curry, this marked almost a 2.5 second drop off of her best time entering the weekend, which stood at a 1:50.23. It also marked her first time under the 1:50-barrier. 

Curry also posted a best time of 55.11 in the 100 butterfly prelims before scratching the event during finals. This marked a 1.6 second drop for Curry, bringing her under 56 seconds for the first time. 

Although she did not drop in the 50 freestyle, Curry managed to match her best time, winning the event in a time of 23.15. 

Emory University swimmer Nicholas Goudie also had a big showing in the 50 freestyle. After winning the individual event in a best time of 20.03, Goudie led-off Dynamo’s 200 freestyle relay in a split of 19.90 to get under the :20 second mark for the first time. 

Goudie hit another best time leading-off Dynamo’s 400 medley relay, where he split a 49.48 on the backstroke leg. This marked his first time under 50-seconds, cutting over 2 seconds off of his best. 

Other Highlights:

  • US Junior National Team member Rye Ulett hit a best time of 1:58.42 in the 200 IM, dropping almost a second off of her previous best.
  • Auburn commit Avery Bargeron dropped over a half second in the 100 butterfly to hit a time of 53.29.
  • Andrew Simmons, an Auburn commit, dropped .3 in the 100 breaststroke, finishing in 56.62. He also hit a best time of 50.88 in the 100 butterfly. 

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opinion
1 year ago

should of mentioned some of the younger swimmers: 13-14 year olds had some great swims, many breaking barriers in events such as the 1 back, 2 free, 5 free, and 2 back!!

Last edited 1 year ago by opinion
Yaboi
1 year ago

No mention of Raunak Khosla breaking Phelps’ 200 IM pool record from 2003? Or UGA commit Arie Voloschin’s 53 100 breast, breaking a 25 year old pool record?

GA Boy
Reply to  Yaboi
1 year ago

Bro calm down just a lil😂

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