Melanie Margalis has dropped the 200 free final on day 3 in Indianapolis after swimming the 2nd fastest time of the morning in 1:57.94.
SwimSwam caught up with Auburn Head Coach Gary Taylor after a couple packed weeks in his new role.
Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200 back field by a wide margin in Indianapolis.
Ryan Lochte is 33, which to some might feel too old to continue training and competing in the 400 IM. But Lochte continues to astound, finishing as the top 400 IM qualifier with a 4:30.35 this morning.
While Kalisz is known for strong closing speed, it was Roy who charged back in 33.54 to overtake the double medley world champion and book the win in 2:09.73
At the wall it was Bentz, who came back in 27.94, out-touching the other two for the win in 53.03, with Shields 2nd in 53.08 and Lanza 3rd in 53.12.
With his long time coach in Auburn, Sergio Lopez, moving to Virginia, Kevin Cordes is still unsure about what the future holds for his training plan
Watch race videos from day 2 in Indianapolis.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was a tick off his morning swim for 2nd in 49.13, and Justin Ress managed to close better than his teammate Ryan Held to take 3rd in 49.18 to Held’s 4th place 49.54
Lilly King shares about how her training this spring has fashioned her into a more well-rounded breaststroker
It took all of three sessions for Katie Ledecky to hit the maximum 20 points for Team Krayzelburg in the SwimSquad battle, and his team leads by 13 with two days to go.
Katie Ledecky was dominant in the women’s 400 final as expected, blitzing her way to a 3:57.94, the 2nd fastest time in history
Taylor Ruck has scratched out of the 200 free on day 3 at the Indianapolis Pro Swim.
Roy demolished his own former 17-18 National Age Group Record in the event, blowing away the old mark of 2:10.77 by a full second as he touched in 2:09.73. In doing so, he beat Chase Kalisz, who also broke 2:10 for the first time ever.
Simone Manuel will battle a stacked field tonight in the women’s 100 freestyle in Indianapolis.