Georgetown Prep and Churchill Win Team Titles in Washington Metros, as Ledecky and Vissering Set National Records
Carsten Vissering led his Georgetown Prep team to the title at the DC Metro Champs.
Georgetown Prep junior Carsten Vissering talked to SwimSwam after his national high school record in the 100 breaststroke. Vissering praised the atmosphere at the D.C. Metro Championships, saying he swam his 53.49 race on adrenaline. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.
RACE VIDEO: Carsten Vissering breaks national independent high school record in 100 breaststroke with a 53.49
Carsten Vissering went 53.49 to break the national independent high school record in the 100 breast. Watch his outstanding race here.
SwimSwam caught up with American record-holder Katie Ledecky after her headline-grabbing performances at the D.C. Metro Championships to get her feelings on what was a huge weekend for the rising star.
This on-deck video captures Katie Ledecky’s second high school record of the Metro Championships. In this race, the freestyling phenom goes 1:42.38 to dominate the 200 free with the fastest time ever swum in a high school competition. Video courtesy of Matt Rees.
Janet Hu won two events to power Oakton to the girls title, while James Jones and James Murphy took two individual titles each and combined for two relays in Robinson’s boys region victory.
Carsten Vissering sets a new 100 breaststroke independent high school record at the D.C. Metro Championships with a time of 53.49.
The finals of the Georgia 1A-5A high school state championships saw an onslaught of the state record books, led by a trio of senior Division I commits and one underclassman.
Ledecky has set another record at the D.C. Metro Championships – a new national high school standard in the 200 freestyle.
With the vast majority of high school competition in the United States taking place in a 25 yard pool, the…
Carste Vissering is within reach of the National HIgh School Record in the 100 breaststroke after prelims of the Metro Champs.
St. Pius X’s Gunnar Bentz has broken the State Record previously held by an Olympic gold medalist.
Stone Ridge’s Katie Ledecky has accomplished something that’s only been done a handful of times in swimming history.
Prelims of the 6A (big schools) high school state championships in Georgia have been less eventful than the 1A-5A event, which took place Friday morning. But nonetheless, there have been a few notable swims and some definite drama setting up for the finals tomorrow night.
Robinson Secondary sits just tenths off two region relay records, while one region record fell to Oakton’s John Shebat in the 100 back.