2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – MESA Mesa, Arizona April 13 – 15, 2017 Series Points/Money after Indy Live stream…
Here’s the best of the best (or just funniest) things that the top athletes in our sport had to say this weekend.
The leader of the 200 IM switched at almost every leg, but it came down to a battle between Madisyn Cox and Melanie Margalis where only 0.06 separated the two.
If you watched the 800 freestyle at Mesa, you watched two of the fastest 800 freestylers in the world compete between Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith
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Chase Kalisz finished up the weekend in Mesa with 2 best times and 2 wins in the 200 fly and 200 IM
The final day of racing saw swimmers compete in the men’s and women’s 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 IM. The distance swimmers stepped up for the men’s 1500 free and women’s 800 free.
Leah Smith was second with a 8:27.55, which put her as seventh in the world rankings for this year
In the women’s 100 backstroke, Ali DeLoof made it look easy as she won by a second in a time of 59.43
Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers of Tucson Ford Dealers won the 100 backstroke with a 54.15
After a strong swim in the 400 IM on day two, Chase Kalisz will look to win two more events tonight in the 200 fly and 200 IM. He was the only swimmer to put up a time under 2:00 in the 200 fly in prelims.
Madison Kennedy comments on the new Pro swim schedule, Dana Vollmer’s start, and her homemade wedding dress (among other similarly enticing topics)
17 year-old Harvey finished with a 4:38.05 just ahead of Katie Ledecky, who swam a 4:38.16.
Jacob Pebley held on to his top seed from this morning winning the 200 backstroke by nearly two seconds.
Follow along with the Arena Pro Swim Series in the final prelims session at Mesa.
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