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