Siobhan Haughey scored more than just silver when she raced the women’s 200m IM over the weekend.
Texas’ Madisyn Cox completed her IM sweep with a victory in the 200 IM tonight
One up-and-comer to watch is Cal’s Michael Jensen, who just finished his freshman season with the Golden Bears. In the men’s 100 free, Jensen demolished his lifetime best, breaking the 50-second barrier for the first time.
At the finish, Michael Andrew and Jay Litherland touched simultaneously in the 200 IM, as both won gold with a pair of 2:00.48s.
Team USA veteran Matt Grevers was the only other man to break 54 tonight behind Murphy, clocking in at 53.90 to take silver.
The 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series is shaping up to be the closest finish we’ve had in years for the overall men’s point title, with Chase Kalisz and Josh Prenot holding dead even in their tie atop the men’s standings.
After missing the podium in the 200 breast, Kevin Cordes bounced back to win gold tonight
There are still months left in the season, so we could see Miguel De Lara and Mauro Castillo Luna battling back-and-forth for the record throughout the summer.
Cal’s Katie McLaughlin (2:10.35) built a sizeable lead on the front half with a 1:01.35 opening split
The times may not show it, but Will Licon feels ready for World Champ trials in just a few short weeks
Kalisz was able to get his hand to the wall faster at the finish, winning in 1:56.60 to teammate Pace Clark’s 1:56.75
Canadian backstroke star Kylie Masse (1:00.34), the Olympic bronze medalist in this race, took off on the back half to outpace the rest of the field
We’re now on the home stretch to the USA Swimming World Team Trials and 2017 World Championships and Santa Clara…
Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.