This weekend in Santa Clara, Team USA’s Ryan Murphy and Australia’s Mitch Larkin gave us a preview of a potential rivalry in the backstroke events in Rio.
Australian Jessica Ashwood broke her own 800 free national record in Santa Clara with a scorching time of 8:18.14.
Jay Litherland hit a lifetime-best to win the 200 IM on Sunday night.
Simone Manuel put up a season best 53.75 this morning, and is the top seed of a stacked A final tonight.
Nathan Adrian posted a solid 48.17 during this morning’s 100 free prelims, but won’t be back to swim it tonight.
Clara Smiddy is one of the top 8 names to scratch on day 3 of the Arena Pro Series.
Ryan Murphy defeated Aussie backstroke rival Mitch Larkin in the 100 back last night, and this morning they’ll jockey for finals positions in the 200 back.
Canada’s male Olympic frontrunner Santo Condorelli will take on the 100 free this morning in Indy.
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Hali Flickinger has scratched the women’s 200 back this morning to focus on the 100 free.
Because the top swimmers in the nation are spread out this weekend, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 Americans in each race across all 3 meets to compare where the swimmers are at as they head towards Trials.
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.