On night 3 of the Richmond Futures Championships, 16-year-old Roman Jones threw down a best time of 54.25 to win the men’s 100m butterfly.
Gabriel Jett of Clovis took his 5th title of the meet by winning the 200 IM at 2:02.88, ranking No. 6 in the 17-18 age group this season and No. 55 all-time.
At Santa Clarita Futures, Kevin Houseman dropped four seconds to swim 2:15.77 in the 200 breast. Also, Mia Kragh broke a minute in the 100 fly, hitting 59.07.
Williamson’s previous best had him 9th all-time in the 13-14 200 back rankings, and his new time puts him 8th, jumping over Michael Andrew.
Bellard entered the top-100 for the first time in the women’s 400 free, while Heck climbed nearly 30 places in the men’s 200 breast.
Parent’s 4:21.90 from Trials made him the #10 performer all-time in the 15-16 age group, and his swim from tonight keeps him there.
His personal best coming into the meet was 56.39, marking an improvement of almost 2 seconds.
Cal commit Gabriel Jett of Clovis Swim Club swam a pair of personal bests on day two of Santa Clarita Futures, nailing 50.59 100 free and 56.22 100 back.
On night 1 of the Richmond Futures meet, 17-year-old Landon Gentry posted one of the fastest 200 butterfly times in age group history with a time of 1:58.79.
The swim makes Williamson the 4th-fastest 13-14 swimmer all-time in the event, sitting not too far off Michael Phelps’ NAG of 4:24.77.
Welch topped the US Junior National team member in the 100 free to kick off day two of the Futures meet in Huntsville, Alabama.
Kevin Houseman swam 59.79 in the 100 breast LCM to become the No. 14 U.S. performer all-time. He also ranks 7th in the nation this season.
The National Team member came away with a lifetime best in the 200 free before cruising to a win in the 200 fly later in the session.
While the best in the world are competing in Tokyo this week, American swimmers at home are competing at Futures meets in 4 separate locations.
Wave II Trials finalist Justina Kozan highlights 2021 Santa Clarita Futures along with 13-yr-old prodigy Kayla Han and versatile Gabriel Jett of Clovis.