Madison Kennedy on fastest Textile American: It was the wind (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Anne Lepesant. 

ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT MESA

WOMEN’S 50 METER FREESTYLE – FINAL

  • FINA A: 25.28
  • U.S. Olympic Trials: 26.19

Experience led the way in the women’s 50 free final. Madison Kennedy of SwimMAC came to the wall in 24.45 to clock the fourth-fastest time in the world so far this season. Dana Vollmer of California Aquatics lowered the personal-best 25.00 she had gone in prelims by .31 to place second with 24.69. Abbey Weitzeil was third in 24.72, 1/10 faster than she had been in the morning. Simone Manuel was also under 25, finishing fourth with 24.78.

Cate Campbell, courtesy of Tim Binning

2015-2016 LCM WOMEN 50 FREE

CATEAUS
CAMPBELL

04/14
23.84
2 SARAH
SJOSTROM
SWE 24.17 01/16
3 FRANCESCA
HALSALL
GBR 24.23 03/06
4 BRONTE
CAMPBELL
AUS 24.24 04/14
5 RANOMI
KROMOWIDJOJO
NED 24.36 04/06
6 MADISON
KENNEDY
USA 24.45 04/15
7 XINYI
CHEN
CHN 24.53 04/10
8 ANNA
SANTAMANS
FRA 24.59 03/31
9 CHANTAL
VAN LANDEGHEM
CAN 24.63 04/10
10 DANA
VOLLMER
USA 24.69 04/15

VIEW TOP 27»

Stanford’s Lia Neal nabbed the B final title with 25.13. Tucson Ford’s Margo Geer edged Madeline Locus of SwimAtlanta, 25.50 to 25.51, for second in the heat.

Top 8:

  1. Madison Kennedy 24.45
  2. Dana Vollmer 24.69
  3. Abbey Weitzeil 24.72
  4. Simone Manuel 24.78
  5. Kelsi Worrell 25.07
  6. Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace 25.14
  7. Amanda Weir 25.45
  8. Isabella Arcila 25.69

In This Story

5
Leave a Reply

Subscribe
Notify of
5 Comments
oldest
newest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Victor P
5 years ago

It’s going to take a 24.3 to make the Olympic team. Cool. Also, 53.1 to make the team in the 100.

ERVINFORTHEWIN
5 years ago

Pretty good to be 6th behind the best of the best in the 50 free . 10th for Vollmer is rather satisfying too

Noddie
5 years ago

24.3 will make US team I agree. 52.9/53.0 will be top 2 with 53.6 for 6th at trials in 100

About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

Read More »