The Canadian women really stood out at this weekend’s 2017 Arena Pro Swim at Austin.
Josh Prenot, the world’s fastest 200 breaststroker in 2016, has swum a lifetime best in the 200 fly – making for a rare combination of talents.
Hali Flickinger of Athens Bulldogs popped a 2:08.77 for the win in the women’s 200 fly.
Grieshop held 2nd through the front half of the race, but NC State’s Ipsen made a big push on the breaststroke leg to move ahead
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NC State’s Anton Ipsen ran away with the men’s 400 free, leading from start to finish to take gold in 3:49.59
Hali Flickinger had quite a night in Austin on Saturday, competing in both the 200 free and 200 backstroke
Canadian Olympic medalist Hillary Caldwell (2:09.76) popped an in-season 2:09 to win the 200 back
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis will be taking on a double this morning with swims in the 100 breast and 200 IM.
Canada’s Mary-Sophie Harvey, who has had a great meet so far, is opting out of the 800 free on day 3.
Cal’s Jacob Pebley threw down a 1:55.95 to dominate the 200 back final, taking it out in 56.22 and extending his lead on the 2nd 100 with a 59.33
Cullen dressed “incognito” to go undercover as a normal, everyday volunteer and see the secrets of how to run a great swim meet
Japan’s Daiya Seto did not disappoint tonight, as he blew away the 400 IM field in a blistering 4:13.80.
U.S. Olympians Matt Grevers (22.66) was just .01 shy of a podium finish, taking 4th respectively
Day 2 finals of the 2017 Arena Pro Swim at Austin is in the books, as swimmers competed in finals of the 400 IM, 200 free, 200 back, and 50 free tonight.
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