2022 US SUMMER NATIONALS
- Tuesday, July 26 – Saturday, July 30, 2022
- William Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine, CA
- Prelims 9 AM / Finals 5 PM (U.S. Pacific Time)
- Meet website
- Meet information
- Psych Sheet
- OMEGA Live Results
- Day 2 Finals Live Recap
US National Teamer Matt Fallon swam a personal best time of 2:07.91 in the men’s 200 breaststroke tonight at US Nationals in Irvine, California. That time makes Fallon the #7 American in the event ever.
All-Time Top US Performers
- Josh Prenot, 2:07.17
- Kevin Cordes, 2:07.41
- Eric Shanteau, 2:07.42
- Nic Fink, 2:07.55
- Will Licon, 2:07.62
- Andrew Wilson, 2:07.77
- Matt Fallon, 2:07.91
Notably, Will Licon was also in the race tonight. Licon swam a 2:09.13 to finish fifth.
Fallon came into the meet with a personal best time of 2:08.91 which he swam at last summer’s Wave II Olympic Trials. Fallon sat at #10 in US All-Time Top performers coming into the meet but now passes up Brendan Hansen, Charlie Swanson, and Daniel Roy.
Fallon a rising sophomore at UPenn did not compete at the 2022 US International Team Trials in April due to a conflicting schedule with Penn’s final exam schedule. At that meet, Charlie Swanson and Nic Fink tied for the win in a 2:08.84. This means that if Fallon had swam this time tonight at Trials, he would have qualified for the US 2022 Worlds team.
Notably, Fallon’s time tonight would have won a silver medal at 2022 Worlds. Australia’s Zac Stubblety-Cook, who is the world record holder in the event, won gold at Worlds in a 2:07.07. Nic Fink was the highest American finisher in the event swimming a 2:09.05 for fifth.
In addition to Fallon’s swim tonight, Jake Foster swam a best time of 2:09.00 to finish second. That time moves him to be the #13 American in the event all-time. AJ Pouch also swam a best time of 2:09.07, making him the #14 American in the event of all-time.