Last week’s U.S. Open champion in the 200 meter backstroke Isabelle Stadden is scheduled to race at the Winter Junior Championships – West meet this week.
Claire Curzan (above) missed last week’s U.S. Open while sick, but is expected to be good-to-go at the Winter Junior Championships – East this week.
Mid-season invites are over, but duals keep coming: Navy hosts Army in a rivalry matchup, with a long course invitational to follow a day later.
It was a record-breaking weekend in Atlanta, with 18 US Open meet records broken and just 10 now remaining.
Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top.
Weitzeil, who on Thursday became the first woman under 21 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, contested that event again in meters, going 24.70.
Becca Meyers set her second world record in as many days at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics National Championships in Lewisville, TX.
Haas, out in 50.98, came home with a pair of 27-mids to win with 1:45.92, breaking the US Open record set all the way back in 2005
Luca Urlando posted the top time of the morning in the men’s 200 fly, missing the meet record by less than a second.
Erika Brown defeated Olympic champion Simone Manuel in the 100 FR while Cody Miller took down Olympic champion Dmitiry Balandin on night 4 of the US Open.
12-year old Thomas Heilman has broken his 3rd National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free this week in Cary, North Carolina.
The swim caps off a paradigm-shifting 2 weeks of racing for Erika Brown, who has now muscled her way from darkhorse to forefront contender for Team USA.
In the championship final, Allison Schmitt established the pace early on and held off a strong finish from Siobhan Haughey to secure the victory
Chase Kalisz has dropped the 200 BR on night 4 of the US Open after finishing 9th in prelims, meanwhile, Kieran Smith will contest only in the 200 BK A-final.
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