Ryan Hoffer (above) and his teammates at the Scottsdale Aquatic Club have broken the 15-18 National Age Group Record in the 200 yard free relay.
Carmel Swim Club’s Drew Kibler will take on the 200 free and 100 back tonight.
Smith tore through the water with a 51.09 to win the 100 back. That was the 13th fastest time ever done by an American of any age.
After dismantling the 13-14 National Age Group Record in the 100 fly during day 3 prelims at the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (West), Regan Smith cranked it up a notch in the final to lower the record to a blazing 51.73.
In tonight’s 100 butterfly C-final at the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (East), Curzan posted a 54.57 to take down the former NAG Record of 54.73 set by Regan Smith in 2014.
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After busting out a new NAG Record in the 100 fly, 14-year-old Regan Smith wasn’t done just yet. She turned around to race in the 100 back at the end of the session, tearing through the water on her way to a 51.70 to take another top seed for finals
Reece Whitley cut over 5 seconds off his best time, racing to a 3:48.93 to take top seed for the men’s 400 IM. That time puts Whitley just outside of the top 10 all-time 15-16 boys.
Day 3 prelims of the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (West) saw Riptide Swim Team’s Regan Smith tear down the 13-14 National Age Group Record with a 52.22 in the 100 fly.
The men’s 50 free will feature Ryan Hoffer, who ripped an incredible 18.88 this morning.
Despite trailing Nicolas Albiero at the halfway point, Reece Whitley burst into the lead with his 29.53 breaststroke split on the was to a 1:43.93 victory in the 200 IM.
Scottsdale Aquatic Club’s Ryan Hoffer has been having quite a meet so far at the western version of the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships.
After busting out an 18.88 in the 50 free prelims, Ryan Hoffer lowered his best time even more to win the event in 18.71 tonight.
On the women’s side, 14-year-old Regan Smith put up a highlight swim with her 1:59.13 to set herself up as the top seed for finals, just a nail ahead of Chloe Clark (1:59.16).
18-year-old Ryan Hoffer went 18.88 in prelims of the 50 yard freestyle in prelims of USA Swimming’s West Winter Junior Championships, becoming just the second 18-and-under ever to break 19 seconds.