Team USA’s Kelsi Worrell will be looking to break her own American Record in the 50 fly semifinals, while teammate Leah Smith chases her own American Record to challenge for gold in the 800 free.
16-year-old Drew Kibler of Carmel Swim Club took more than a second off the 500 free national age group record for 15-16 boys with his 4:15.36 winning swim on Day Two of U.S. Winter Junior Championships – East in Columbus, Ohio.
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.
Watch Ryan Hoffer’s national age group record in the 50 free, and all the other championship final races from Day Two of U.S. Winter Junior Championships-West in College Station, Texas.
Following day 3 finals at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships, Team USA has broken the tie with Hungary, and now sits atop the medal table standings with the most golds and the most total medals.
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.
Watch Reece Whitley win the 200 IM, and all the other championship finals, from Day 2 of the U.S. Winter Junior Championships-East in Columbus, Ohio.
The men’s 50 free will feature Ryan Hoffer, who ripped an incredible 18.88 this morning.
Douglass popped a 22.43 this morning, and then really dropped the hammer tonight with an incredible 22.04.
Carmel Swim Club’s Drew Kibler just broke his 2nd 15-16 National Age Group Record in as many days at the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (East).
18-year-old Ryan Hoffer went 18.88 this morning, becoming just the second 18-and-under ever to break 19 seconds.
Kate Douglass of Westchester and Destin Lasco of Pleasantville were the big name scratches on the first day of individual events at the Winter Jr Champs – East.
The action this morning will get started with with the men’s 100 IM, which will see World Record holder Vlad Morozov swimming in the fastest of the circle seeded heats next to Japanese Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.
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.
2016 U.S. WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS- EAST Wednesday, December 7th – Saturday, December 10th Columbus, OH (Ohio State University) Psych sheets…
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