The swim caps off a paradigm-shifting 2 weeks of racing for Erika Brown, who has now muscled her way from darkhorse to forefront contender for Team USA.
Chase Kalisz has dropped the 200 BR on night 4 of the US Open after finishing 9th in prelims, meanwhile, Kieran Smith will contest only in the 200 BK A-final.
Caeleb Dressel didn’t race the 50 free, 100 free, or 100 fly, all races where he is the defending World Champion, at this week’s U.S. Open Championships.
In a thrilling battle between two 17-year-olds, Phoebe Bacon went on to upset world record-holder Regan Smith to become the 3rd-fastest 17-18 performer.
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Teen Torri Huske upset Kelsi Dahlia in a tight 100 fly final while Phoebe Bacon upset world record-holder Regan Smith in the 100 back. Watch the races here.
On her last day being 16 years old, Torri Huske pulled an upset and not only won the U.S. Open title in the 100 fly but broke her own 15-16 NAG.
After failing to reach the A-final in both the 400 IM and 200 free, Katie Ledecky has decided to keep the 200 free for day 3 finals in Atlanta.
World record holder Caeleb Dressel is slated to swim both the 100 fly and the 200 free during prelims of Day 3 of the 2019 US Open Championships.
Gabriel Araya has broken the Chilean Record in the 200 fly several times in the last 2 years. His latest effort pulls him closer to an Olympic Invite.
After swimming the 400 free preliminaries on Thursday morning, US National Teamer Luca Urlando left an empty lane in the heats of the 200 IM.
Ryan Lochte is chasing a 5th Olympic team, Chase Kalisz a bounce-back year, and Carson Foster a place among the top senior IMers in one of our races to watch.
12 of last year’s top 13 Americans are entered in the 400 IM this week in Atlanta. That includes 17-year-old national champ Emma Weyant & star Katie Ledecky.
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