Vargas and Sweetser both made a big push at the end, ultimately taking 2nd and 3rd in times of 15:19.34 and 15:19.86 respectively.
Ashley Neidigh won the women’s 1500 on Day 1 of the Santa Clara Pro Series in a new best time.
Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte will be among the swimmers make their TYR Pro Series debuts in Santa Clara.
Nathan Adrian has never lost a 100 free at a Pro Swim Series meet since it was even called that. Yeah. But will it last?
The Florida elite group along with several big names training in the Bay Area will clash for some great racing at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
Standout Bay Area-based Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Murphy are expected to lead a fast field for next week’s TYR Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, June 7-10 at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
After having a monster year as a freshman for the Louisville Cardinals, Nicolas Albiero raked in a pile of new best times this weekend in Indianapolis, including the 200 back and 200 fly
16-year-old Carson Foster of the Mason Manta Rays passed veteran Matt Grevers on the fourth 50 to grab 3rd in the 200 back. Foster’s 2:00.60 was his fastest ever in-season swim
Zane Grothe of Mission Viejo completed the 400/800/1500 sweep, taking the men’s 800 in a new best time of 7:50.94
Chase Kalisz broke the tie atop the men’s Pro Swim Series point standings, jumping out to a two-point lead over Zane Grothe. Meanwhile Taylor Ruck leads on the women’s side, but Katie Ledecky is making a charge.
In many pro sports the ‘contract year’ is a well known phenomenon. Athletes in the last year of their current deal have extra motivation to perform so that their next contract will be a big one.
Lenny Krayzelburg continues to run away with the inaugural SwimSquad points lead, winning Indy by 5 points to go up by 30 for the tour. Natalie Coughlin was close behind, sitting second. Jason Lezak and Kaitlin Sandeno continued a spirited battle for third, scoring identical totals in Indy.
Katie Drabot had a sensational meet in Indy, droping numerous personal bests, including a 4:08 400 free and 2:08 200 fly
Watch day 4 race videos from the Indianapolis Pro Series.
This Spring since coming off of surgery, Cal’s Tom Shields has tried doing it “his way” in training, changing nearly everything up in his daily routine