16-year-old Emma Weyant of Sarasota YMCA Sharks took another 4.45 seconds off a 3-week-old personal best and dominated her heat in the 400 IM on Friday morning.
USADA has announced another doping suspension for an American swimmer, this time 17-year-old Jack Casey. Casey tested positive for the banned substance anastrozole at Winter Nationals last December and will serve a six-month suspension.
Michael Andrew is all in for his back-to-back-to-back prelims session on Friday.
Based on the results of last night’s women’s 200 free, the American women could be in world record hunting mode come Pan Pacs, with an aggregate 4×200 free relay time of 7:43.90 – and that’s without Katie Ledecky or Leah Smith swimming their best times.
Ledecky raced 200 free prelims Thursday in her practice suit after running out of racing suit backups.
Murphy used a huge underwater to break ahead right off the wall after the flip, building a body-length lead to win it in 1:54.15
Olympic champion Allison Schmitt is back in the pool and swimming fast, and she took her own path to this point.
After the 200 free, Katie Ledecky talked about knabbing a world record that isn’t yet on her resume
Eastin, who is recovering from mono, will have her final shot to make an international team in the 200 IM Sunday.
“Thank God I’m not doing another meet,” Micah Sumrall neé Lawrence said when reflecting on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Well, turns out she swam a few more meets.
Katie Ledecky took a commanding lead over Leah Smith in the Pro Swim Series standings after day 2 at Nationals.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar, who had never been under 1:50 before 2018, is your national champion.
Missy commented that she was very disappointed with her swims, but she realized that this was a stepping stone to the bigger meet in 2 years
After a prelims tie, World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew and American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will battle for the Worlds spot in the 50 fly
Andrew earned a spot on the 2019 Worlds team as he out-touched American Record holder Dressel by 4 hundredths for the win, 22.93 to 22.97