After yesterday’s news that the former Winter Nationals will be re-branded as “U.S. Open,” we’re taking a look at the remaining schedule of national championship-level meets for the remainder of 2019.
This Open Water Photo Essay is courtesy of Justin Gilliland at jg-pj.com. Many thanks Justin for these beautiful images.
The remainder of USA Swimming’s 2020 Olympic Quad is taking shape, with hosts, dates and time standards announced for a number of major meets. We’ve compiled the information here for a quick look at what the coming years should bring.
The Long Island Aquatic Club has been the epicenter of American swimming for the last two weeks/
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Arizona’s Brad Tandy cracked the 22-second barrier to win the 50 free on night 5.
One of the highlight swims on the 2nd night of competition came in the women’s 400 free, where 16-year-old Erica Sullivan smashed the 4:10-barrier for the first time to take gold ahead of open water world champ Ashley Twichell.
Top qualifier Madison Kennedy of SwimMAC Carolina got off to a fast start and looked dominant throughout the 50 meters
Brad Tandy breaks down the reason why he was unable to compete for South Africa at the 2017 World Championships
Lochte, who stated that he’s only been training 1-2 times per week in one of his post-race interviews, is the reigning World Record holder in the 200 IM.
Check out all the day 1 action here, including Ashley Twichell’s victory in the 800 free.
For South African Brad Tandy, who was cost a trip to the World Championships by visa issues, Sunday’s 50 free will be his proving ground for the year.
In his post-Rio USA Swimming meet debut, U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte swam to a gold medal and a Championship Record with his 1:59.2 in the 200 IM at the 2017 U.S. Open.
Lochte increased his lead over the final 50 meters and touched in a new U.S. Open meet record of 1:59.24, taking 2/100 off Michael Phelps’ 2006 meet mark
Haan (1:00.59) barely out-touched Kylie Stewart (1:00.60) by a hundredth for the win in the 100 Back
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