Junior Nationals

Luke Barr, Ian Grum Scratch 200 IM Final on Day 5 at U.S. Junior Nationals

Ian Grum has had an excellent week at Speedo Junior Nationals but he won’t be in the 200 IM final on Saturday evening.

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2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

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.

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Leah Hayes Becomes Second Fastest Female 13-14 200 IMer in US History

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.


Miranda Heckman Explains Why Kick Sets Drove her Summer Success (Video)

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 Likes Playing Mind Games in Distance Events (Video)

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


2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

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.


2019 Speedo Junior National Championships: Day 5 Prelims Preview

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.

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Sims, Faikish, Sheble, Gormley Drop Events on Day 5 at Speedo Junior Nationals

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.

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2019 U.S. Junior Nationals: Six Stars from Day 4 Finals

Emma Weber won the 200 breast on Friday and now ranks 26th in the historical rankings for 15-16 girls.


Watch Day 4 Finals Race Videos From 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships

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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Hunter Armstrong Breaks Michael Andrew’s Junior Nationals 100 Back Meet Record

West Virginia commit Hunter Armstrong, who already won the 100 free this week, shaved .02 seconds off Michael Andrew’s four-year-old meet record.


2019 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 3 Dynamic Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the striking and fierce races on Day 3 at the 2019 US Junior National Championships.

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400 FR Champ Jack Walker Balances Physical and Mental Race Preparation (Video)

After Jack Walker had the lead at 350, Plage came home in a flurry over the last 50, but it was Walker at 3:53.02 who was triumphant over Plage’s 3:53.07

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Hunter Armstrong Scratches 200 Free Final on Day 4 at U.S. Junior Nationals

Hunter Armstrong, a West Virginia University commit, has scratched out of the 200 free final on Friday night to concentrate on the 100 back.

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100 Fly Champ Lucy Bell Describes Hardest 2K+ Fly Set of her Summer (Video)

The top six women matched or went under the OT cut, led by 15-year-old Lucy Bell, the latest breakout swimmer out of Fort Collins Area Swim Team

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