Cam Auerbach went a full second faster than his best flat-start time in the 100 fly as Dynamo took down the NAG record for 17-18 boys in the 400 medley relay
Zoe Skirboll swam the ninth-fastest 50 free in history for 13-14 girls on Saturday (her birthday) at 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Justina Kozan of Brea Aquatics raced home in a 29.15 to out-touch Leah Hayes in the 200 IM at Juniors. She is now the 10th fastest 15-16 200 IMer of all-time in the US.
15-year-old Justina Kozan broke two minutes tonight to win the 200 free. She was the class of the field, untouchable down the final length of the pool.
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Ian Grum has had an excellent week at Speedo Junior Nationals but he won’t be in the 200 IM final on Saturday evening.
Day 5 finals include the women’s and men’s 200 IM, women’s 1500 freestyle, women’s and men’s 50 freestyle, men’s 800 freestyle, and the 400 medley relays.
Leah Hayes dropped 3 seconds in her 200 IM to make herself the second fastest 13-14 200 IMer. She is only a second off of Missy’s Franklin’s NAG record.
After notching a 1st place finish in the 100 and 2nd in the 200/400 free, Heckman explained to SwimSwam how an emphasis on kick has helped her summer
Colby Mefford produced a stellar back-half in the 200 free to pick up 2nd place, just off of an Olympic Trials cut but good for a new lifetime best
The fifth and final morning of the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships feature preliminary heats of the men’s and women’s 50 free and 200 IM.
Today’s prelims session will feature only the the women’s and men’s 200 IM and the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle.
Kaitlynn Sims of Magnolia Aquatic Club, the top seed in the women’s 1500 free, has scratched out of Saturday’s events in Palo Alto.
Emma Weber won the 200 breast on Friday and now ranks 26th in the historical rankings for 15-16 girls.
Events include the women’s and men’s 200 free, the women’s and men’s 200 breast, the women’s and men’s 100 back, and the women’s 4×200 free relay.
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