Michael McBroom (pictured) won the men’s 800 on opening day at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara. His time of 7:54.21 ranks 15th in the world this year. Runner-up Connor Jaeger (7:54.47) is now 16th.
Katinka Hosszu is once again entered in all 17 individual events in the last stop of this year’s Arena Pro Swim Series.
It’s been a long layoff for Missy Franklin since an explosive NCAA Championships, but the Olympic champ will make her professional debut in Santa Clara this week.
Michael Phelps will race 5 events at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, including one shocking swap.
Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps are expected to lead a group of more than 50 members of the USA National Team headlining the field for the June 18-21 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara.
Olympic champ and world record-holder Missy Franklin has been quiet on the competition front since her huge NCAA Championships, but she will be jumping into long course season headfirst at next month’s Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, her agent says.
Katinka Hosszu raked in $6,000 on six wins at the Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Charlotte over the weekend, the highest single-meet money total so far this season.
With one stop left on the Arena Pro Swim Series, Conor Dwyer and Katinka Hosszu sit on commanding points leads, putting themselves in the driver’s seat for the season-ending $10,000 bonus checks.
Tom Shields topped Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps to win the 100-meter butterfly.Shields posted a time of 52.12 seconds to earn the victory in the 16th-fastest time in the world this year.
The fifth stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series wrapped up in Charlotte last weekend. As the dust settles on one of the fastest and deepest Pro Swim Series meets yet, here are 9 big things we learned:
SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis produced this time lapse video from the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Charlotte.
“We are trying to view this not as a set back, but as a perspective change. I can now focus on different parts of my strokes and really focus on my upper body and technique.”
2015 Arena Pro Swim Charlotte: Watch Katinka Hosszu Break 200 IM US Open Record; All Day 4 Race Videos
Katinka Hosszu won the 200 IM, breaking Julia Smit’s US Open record from 2009 with a time of 2:08.66.
Katinka Hosszu set a new US Open record in the 200 IM as she won her fifth event at the Arena Pro Swim Charlotte on Sunday evening.
Ryan Lochte will have two chances on Sunday to earn his first win of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series – Charlotte.