Nathan Adrian: It’s still so much fun to manipulate my races (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Lauren Neidigh. 


  1. Nathan Adrian– 21.93
  2. Marcelo Cherighini- 22.29
  3. Bruno Fratus- 22.53

Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian finished ahead of a loaded field in the men’s 50 free. Adrian was the lone man under 22, hitting the wall for a time of 21.93. A pair of Brazilian postgrads from Auburn, Marcelo Chierghini (22.29) and Bruno Fratus (22.53), finished behind him for 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

Caeleb Dressel, the only swimmer in the final who opted out of wearing a racing suit and raced in a speedo, wound up 4th in this race with a 22.68.

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6 years ago

Nathan is such a professional! As a fan, it’s great to see an athlete in the sport you love genuinely enjoying himself while he works hard to improve. The US is so lucky to have him!

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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 …

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