SwimSwam caught up with USA Swimming CMO Matt Farrell to find out how alcohol sales have gone at Nationals.
Bethany Galat of Aggie Swim Club, who finished 2nd in the 200 breast on Thursday, scratched the 100 breast final.
Forde, who led the race until the final stretch, also put up a big best in 4:35.09. That’s a best by 4 seconds and ranks her #5 in the world
Without even swimming a best time, Regan Smith has broken the World Junior Record in the 100 backstroke.
A pair of swim-offs are set up for the men’s and women’s 100 breaststrokes on day 4 of U.S. Nationals.
17-year-old Emily Weiss has been reinstated to the women’s 100 breast final after originally being disqualified for multiple dolphin kicks off the start.
A slew of swimmers have been DQed for “multiple dolphin kicks” off the wall in the 100 breast.
Cal’s Sean Grieshop had a breakthrough swim. He hadn’t swum a best time since setting the World Junior Record at 4:14.00 at 2016 Trials
Penn State’s Ally McHugh had arguably the swim of her life tonight
She hadn’t broken 58 since 2015, but Katie McLaughlin hit the mark tonight with a lifetime best 57.51 to likely secure a spot at Pan Pacs
After a very good 200 back, Murphy brought in another title tonight with a new American Record.
The U.S. national championships have been fast so far at the top end compared to last year. Average times in the finals are down almost across the board
Ali Deloof charged hard late, but it was American record-holder Olivia Smoliga who held on for the win in the women’s 50 back, booking a return trip to the World Championships
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
16-year old Gianluca Urlando has broken the National Age Group Record in the 100 fly, but not the 200 (where he earned a spot on a senior international team).