Reported by Lauren Neidigh.
MEN’S 50 FREE FINALS
- American Record: 18.20, Caeleb Dressel, 2016
- U.S. Open Record: 18.20, Caeleb Dressel, 2016
Meet Record: 18.81, Nathan Adrian, 2014 Pool Record: 18.77, Caeleb Dressel, 2015
- GOLD: Nathan Adrian, Cal, 18.77
- SILVER: Michael Andrew, RPC, 19.17
- BRONZE: Andrej Barna, Louisville, 19.44
Olympic champ Nathan Adrian topped the field with an 18.77, shaving 4 hundredths off his former Meet Record and matching Caeleb Dressel’s Pool Record. Behind him, fellow U.S. National teamer Michael Andrew picked up a new best time with his 19.17 for the silver. Louisville’s Andrej Barna rounded out the medals in 19.44. Barna’s time puts him just a hundredth shy of the 2017 NCAA invite time and clipped his former best by a few hundredths.