Ledecky blazed to a 1:54.40, taking down her own 2016 PSS record of 1:54.43 from five years ago and tying Allison Schmitt’s US Open record
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The first full session of finals starts this morning in Mission Viejo, with Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky and Lilly King among the top competitors.
After winning the 200 freestyle at the Pro Swim Series meet, Caeleb Dressel confirmed that he is signed up to swim the race at the 2021 Olympic Trials.
Kicking off the first AM finals session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo was Katie Ledecky’s 200 FR win, marking a new PSS/U.S. Open record.
Top-seeded Simone Manuel won’t race this weekend as she deals with a non-COVID illness. She’s planning to return at the next Pro Swim Series stop in May.
During the prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, two countries saw national records fall by Remedy Rule and Lyubomir Epitropov.
17-year-old Alaskan native Lydia Jacoby threw down a 1:06.38 to rank No. 3 all-time 17-18 and No. 14 US all-time following her 1:06.99 from prelims.
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
Quah’s scratch puts Ryan Lochte (Gator Swim Club) into the 200 free B-final in lane eight after he was 17th in prelims.
Jacoby clocked a 1:06.99 to qualify second behind only World Record-holder Lilly King into today’s final, taking down her old personal best of 1:07.57.
For the first time in what feels like ages, SwimSwam is back on deck and our photographer Jack Spitser was able to capture images in the California sun.
GSCY’s Matt Fallon dominated in the 200 IM, touching in a time of 1:45.67 to cut 2 seconds off of his best time on night one of the Y Festival in Voorhees.
The top three men all broke eight minutes, with KSWIM’s Jordan Wilimovsky touching almost three seconds ahead of the next-best competitor at 7:54.44
He easily went past the Olympic Trials Wave I cut of 8:12.99 for the first time, while he also finished ahead of the Wave II cut of 8:08.95.