Nathan Adrian was almost exactly as fast on Friday as he was at this meet last season.
Olympian Kelsi Dahlia has scratched both the 100 free and 200 fly the first full day of the 2019 Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, suggesting that she may not be attending the meet at all.
Hannah Moore is the top seed on the women’s side, looking to win her second-straight PSS meet in this event. Moore beat Chile’s Kristel Kobrich by seven seconds in Richmond.
An updated set of psych sheets have dropped for this week’s Bloomington Pro Swim Series, with Olympian Melanie Margalis dropping off the ticket. Margalis was entered both in Bloomington and at the Atlanta Classic happening the same weekend, so her absence on the new psychs all but confirms she’ll be swimming Atlanta instead.
Nathan Adrian is back!
Michael Andrew and the Adams Family lead the SwimSquad points battle, but with the national team splitting between Bloomington and the Atlanta Classic, this month’s SwimSquad starting lineups could be a little thinner than usual.
Adrian is entered in the 50 and 100 free in Bloomington.
Cammile Adams’ “Adams Family” maintained its sizable lead over the field thanks to, among others, a 4th-place finish in the women’s 10km race at Open Water Nationals from Erica Sullivan (above).
Hear what the top athletes had to say in Richmond at the conclusion of the 3rd Pro Swim Series
Maya DiRado’s DiradSquad edged Connor Jaeger’s Jaeg-Train by half a point in Richmond, but it’s Cammile Adams and the Adams Family who continue to lead the 2019 SwimSquad Battles.
NC State recruit Katharine Berkoff, who finished in second with a 59.83, swam the 8th-fastest time in the world this year.
Olivia Smoliga rocketed to the top of the 2019 Pro Swim Series chase for the $10,000 bonus with a big 100 back in Richmond. Meanwhile Michael Andrew led all money-earners to crack $20,000 in winnings for the series so far.
Ipsen set Danish records in the 400 IM and 800 free just last week in Denmark, as well as set a (then) personal best in the 1500
Among her accolades, most recently Claire Curzan shattered her own 13-14 girls NAG this weekend, blasting a 58.61 in the 100m butterfly
Madisyn Cox had a great swim here, posting a 2:10.27 with Alto’s Ella Eastin 2nd in 2:11.68. Cox’s 37.38 breast split put her out of reach.