NCAP’s Katie Ledecky will face her World Championships rival Lotte Friis in the 400 free on Friday night after the two took the 1 and 3 seeds in prelims.
Allison Schmitt doesn’t has one entry left on the 1st day of the 2014 Austin Grand Prix.
Conor Dwyer is swimming a less-usual set of 200’s at the Austin Grand Prix.
Amanda Kendall appeared to be one of the rising stars of U.S. swimming before flaming out with two different college programs in six months. But she’s now back after a year-and-a-half hiatus, competing at the Austin Grand Prix.
The last time Ryan Lochte competed was in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships, where he won three gold medals.
Olympian Natalie Coughlin will be among the headliners of a loaded women’s sprint field.
The exclusive television home of 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series, Universal Sports Network is slated to broadcast extensive live coverage from the remaining five events of the latest edition of swimming’s top domestic series.
Top athletes expected to swim in Austin include Olympic Games gold medalists Nathan Adrian, Tyler Clary, Natalie Coughlin, Anthony Ervin, Matt Grevers, Katie Ledecky and Allison Schmitt.
Megan Romano leads all money-earners after one stop of the Arena Grand Prix circuit, taking in a neat $2000 for four wins in Minneapolis. The top earner on the men’s side is Conor Dwyer, who picked up $1600 for two wins and two second places.
Featured image: Olympic Champion Cesar Cielo
Adam Brown and Cesar Cielo went nose-to-nose in the 100 free from the outside lanes, and Brown came away with the narrowest of victories. (Photo Courtesy: Greg Davis)
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