The American women now look like a serious threat to Australia in the gold medal race, while the men are in great shape to win gold.
Comerford is just the 2nd American ever to break the 53 barrier.Comerford is just the 2nd American ever to break the 53 barrier.
Kevin Litherland blasted a 15:10.93 to lead the afternoon heats of the men’s 1500 free.
Veterans Tim Phillips (23.83) and Giles Smith (23.85) have the fastest time among US swimmers this year, and the top two personal best times of anyone entered (23.42 and 23.30, respectively).
After Caeleb Dressel’s eye-popping 40.00 in the 100 free at NCAAs, swimming fans are eager to see what he can put together in the long course pool.
Simone Manuel has been shockingly good in the 100 free over the past year. She was already a top-tier sprinter, but after pulling off a stunning upset to tie for gold in the 100 free at the Rio Olympics, she was arguably even more jaw-dropping at 2017 NCAAs.
All-in-all, Dressel has entered 5 events: 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 fly, and 100 fly.
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After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.
Jack Conger and Tom Shields headline a group of men in the 51-low range who could become the first swimmers other than Phelps to break 51 seconds since the end of the supersuit era.
One of the big backstroke contenders, age group star Michael Taylor, the former Junior World Record holder in the 200 back, is missing from the psych sheets.
According to the entries, U.S. Olympian Conor Dwyer will not attempt to earn a spot in the 400 free.
According to the entries, NC State sprint champ Ryan Held will be taking on the 50 and 100 fly, as well as the sprint freestyles.
As expected, U.S. Olympic champ Matt Grevers will be swimming the 50 and 100 back, but he’s added 3 more events to his lineup as well.