Nathan Adrian reveals new race strategy in the 100 free (Video)

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

MEN’S 100 FREE FINALS

  1. Nathan Adrian (Cal) 48.66
  2. Duncan Scott (GBR) 49.33
  3. Joao De Lucca (Cardinal Aquatics) 49.60
  4. Jacob Pebley (Cal) 49.76
  5. Luca Dotto (Italy) 49.79
  6. Filippo Magnini (Italy) 49.80
  7. Ali Khalafalla (Indiana University) 50.03
  8. Bruno Fratus (UNAT) 50.06

Nathan Adrian of Cal posted a 48.66, taking the win using a 24.73 back half to blow out the field. GBR’s Duncan Scott swam his way to 2nd with a 49.33, followed by Cardinal Aquatics’ Joao De Lucca. Adrian’s time looks to slingshot him to number 1 in the world in 2017.

2016-2017 LCM MEN 100 FREE

DUNCANGBR
SCOTT

01/29
48.75
1 SHINRI
SHIOURA
JPN 48.75 02/18
3 LUCA
DOTTO
ITA 48.77 12/16
3 KATSUMI
NAKAMURA
JPN 48.77 11/19
3 TAE HWAN
PARK
KOR 48.77 11/17

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Jacob Pebley showed off some sprint skill with a 49.76 to just get ahead of Italians Luca Dotto (49.79) and Filippo Magnini (49.80). Taking the B final was Federico Grabich of Argentina (49.43).

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50free

Wow he really took Kyle Chalmers blowing past him in Rio to heart

Attila the Runt

The inverse of the Simone-Kate race.

Tea rex

I thought 24.7 was a typo. That is a crazy fast closing split

ArtVanDeLegh

That’s a bold strategy Cotton, let’s see if it pays off for him.

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