Tonight’s finals of the Arena Pro Swim at Santa Clara will see plenty of action, including a 50 free final with Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, and James Magnussen.
Melanie Margalis won the 100 breast and hung tough with Leah Smith minutes before, while Jay Litherland won the 200 free and 400 IM last night. Watch all the race videos from night one of the Arena PSS – Indianapolis right here.
Watch Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer’s battle in the 200 free from last night.
David Plummer powered his way to a 52.40 to win the event in Indianapolis tonight, clipping his previous lifetime best of 52.51. That maintains his #2 spot in the world rankings behind Australia’s Mitch Larkin.
David Plummer rocked a 53.24 in the 100 back this morning, and will race again before a Mitch Larkin v. Ryan Murphy battle in California later tonight.
This morning, Sun churned out a very strong 3:43.55, the 2nd-ranked time in the world this year.
Gunnar Bentz dropped the 200 breast in order to focus on the 200 fly, where he has a shot at a win.
Today at the Arena Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara, we’ll see Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin go head to head in the 50 free. Ryan Murphy will take on Mitch Larkin in the men’s 100 back, and the men’s 400 free will feature another battle between Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer.
Leah Smith swam her way to 4:05.21 in the 400 free for a four-second edge on the field. She will be the favorite tonight.
American-based, Canadian-stamped swimmer Santo Condorelli has broken the Canadian National Record in the 100 fly – an event he won’t even…
Tonight, Conor Dwyer swam a 1:45.41, less than a tenth of a second off his best time of 1:45.32 from the 2013 World Championships. That swim was over a second faster than Dwyer has been at any meet since July of 2013.
Sun Yang crushed the world’s fastest 200 free to kick off a firework-filled night in Santa Clara.
Melanie Margalis had quite a double today, earning new best times in both the 200 free and 100 breast and getting a win in the latter race.
There’s only one new scratch out of the top seeds heading into day 2 of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, and that comes from Brazil’s Thiago Pereira.
The Arena Pro Swim Series stops in Indianapolis and Santa Clara are not on FINA’s list of approved Olympic qualifying events – find out why and what that means for this weekend’s action.