At finals Kalisz completely separated himself from the field, swimming in clear water most of the race
The big news for the morning is that Canadian Olympian and age group wonder Taylor Ruck is slated to swim the 100 back, after sitting out the last two days of the meet. Meanwhile, 2nd-seed Conor Dwyer has scratched the 200 IM, after swimming on Thursday and missing yesterday.
SwimSwam has put together all of the available videos of the championship finals in each event.
Olympian Katie Ledecky didn’t let a tough double stop her tonight
The 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series finals at Mesa begin at 5pm pacific time after a highly competitive morning on day two. The final events for tonight include the 400 IM, 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke, and 50 freestyle.
Coming off of a fifth place finish in the 100 freestyle just an hour or so earlier, Kelsi Worrell swam to her first individual win at Mesa in the 100 Fly
Madisyn Cox and Ella Eastin have scratched the 200 free, opting to focus on a tight 400 IM battle with a loaded field.
Tonight, Josh Prenot dropped 4.25 seconds in finals as he swam to a first place finish with a 2:10.47 – nearly a second faster than anyone else
Vollmer’s son, Arlen, will have a brother in a few months.
Michael Andrew posted a 22.65 for the 2nd seed going into tonight’s 50 free finals.
Coming off of a fast morning swim of 54.02 in the 100 freestyle, Simone Manuel didn’t disappoint in finals
It was Tom Shields‘ underwater coming off of the 50m mark of the 100 fly that separated him from the field. He won the event with a 52.42.
Katie Ledecky moved to #1 in the world ranks in the 400 freestyle today in Mesa
Entering tonight as the third seed, 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian took the victory over Joao De Lucca by a second and a half
Katie Meili used her easy speed to get out front early and hold off a late charge from Melanie Margalis and Madisyn Cox to take the 200 Breast in Mesa