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.
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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
NYAC’s Arkady Vyatchanin was the only man to turn in a sub-54 tonight, winning the 100 back by a half second with his 53.91
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Raab began to creep up on Gabby DeLoof the 3rd 50, and was able to close in for the victory to win the 200 free in 1:58.72
Brady hung in there enough to take back the lead on the freestyle leg, though, and took off down the final stretch to win it in 4:42.70
Gutierrez touched in 1:48.58 to take silver behind Texas’ Jeff Newkirk (1:48.17), clearing the Mexican National record in the event.
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