In the first morning of competition for Caeleb Dressel, in which he swam the 100 free and 100 breast, he opted to wear just a brief to race in, notably costing him an A-final spot in the 100 free
Flickinger only won 1 of the 3 A finals she swam in on Friday, but that one was easily the most impressive performance of the night.
Watch all the race videos from day 3 of the Des Moines Pro Swim Series.
Live coverage of day 3 at the Des Moines Pro Swim series, featuring finals of the 200 free, 50 breast, 50 fly, 200 back, and 200 fly.
Jay Litherland scratched the 200 free B final to focus on the 400 IM, while Hali Flickinger will remain in all three of her A finals on night 3 of the Des Moines Pro Swim Series.
Zane Grothe held off Knoxville champion Anton Ipsen for the win. Both Grothe and Ipsen now have the #2 and #3 times in the world this year, knocking off 4 seconds from their Knoxville times.
2019 PRO SWIM SERIES – DES MOINES March 6th-9th, 2019 Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines, Iowa LCM (50m), Prelims-Finals Live Results…
To be fair, it wasn’t necessarily her choice not to swim a lot of long course…
Though it was for a noble cause… it’s always sad to see a good beard go.
Catching the field off of the finish was Blake Pieroni, moving up to #4 in the world this year.
Watch the finals races from day 2 of the Des Moines Pro Swim Series.
The star-studded field for Day 2 of the PSS- Des Moines will compete in the finals of the 100 free, 100 breast, 50 back, 200 fly, and 400 free.
The 100 frees should feature Olympic champ Penny Oleksiak of Canada leading the women’s event, while the men’s race includes 2017 world champ Caeleb Dressel.
After breaking 50 for the first time in his career this morning, distance star Zane Grothe will drop the 100 free B final tonight and focus on the 400 free at the Des Moines Pro Swim Series.
Top-seeded Penny Oleksiak is no longer swimming the 100 free at this morning’s Pro Swim Series prelims in Des Moines.