Zach Apple and Ryan Held pulled ahead to battle for the win. Apple had the closing speed to win it, out-touching Held 48.98 to 49.09.
Worlds medalist Madisyn Cox brought it home for the win in 2:09.88. That’s Cox’s first time under 2:10 since 2017 and her 3rd fastest swim ever in the event.
On the last night of the pro swim in Knoxville, Dean Farris said that he was so tight, the USA Swimming staff insisted he get dry-needle therapy
When asked if she reflects on the progress she’s made in the year 2019, Annie Lazor responded with “yeah, I laugh… it’s weird”
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The Knoxville Pro Swim Series featured the top seven swims of the series so far, with Regan Smith and Will Licon claiming series leads.
Regan Smith used two wins, two silver medals and the prelims swim bonus to top all money earners at the Knoxville Pro Swim Series at $6,500.
After swimming at the pro swim series stop in Knoxville, Virginia commit Gretchen Walsh explained what her holiday training looked like
Regan Smith blew away the field by over 3 seconds. Smith’s 2:05.94 was a new Pro Swim Series Record. That’s her 3rd fastest performance ever in the event.
2016 100 free Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak took gold in that same event in the last session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series Knoxville.
Catch awesome day 4 Knoxville races such as Olympic co-champions Oleksiak V. Manuel, Apple V. Held, and both men’s and women’s 200 IM races.
Regan Smith broke the PSS record in the 200 back with a 2:05.94. That also set the Tennessee pool record and wrote the 18th-fastest performance in history.
Pan Ams champion Will Licon seeks his 2nd win of the meet in the 200 IM. Licon, who won the 200 breast, will battle with junior star Carson Foster tonight.
At the finish after a monster last 50, it was Flickinger who touched a stroke-length ahead in a 2:08.34, with Smith taking second at 2:08.73.
Kieran Smith, who won the 400 IM, scratched as the #7 in the 100 free. Jack Conger, who took 13th in prelims, also scratched out.
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