Records are made to be broken. Some, like Cy Young’s baseball records for wins, probably won’t ever be. In swimming,…
World record-holder Jessica Long of the USA is top seed in the women’s 200 IM SM8 at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena.
Kendyl Stewart reached in to win her second event of the meet, securing her trip to the Pan Pac championships, with her time of 57.98
Rachel Bootsma dropped .11 seconds to win the 50 backstroke tonight. That should secure her spot on the World Championships roster.
Jessica Hardy pulled ahead towards the middle of the pool to separate herself from the other swimmers. She finished first with a new national meet record time of 30.12. That should add her to the World Championship Team roster in 2015.
Katie Ledecky Set Up to Be First Swimmer To Hold 400-800-1500 Freestyle World Records Since Janet Evans
The 400m freestyle could be the middle grounds to grant Ledecky the world record as her consistency this morning is unparalleled to anything we’ve seen this week.
Tom Shields was a surprise winner on night three.
Elizabeth Beisel led after the backstroke leg of the race, where she was just under WR pace through 200. Through 250, she continued under AR pace. She fell off of the pace during the breaststroke, but that didn’t stop her from posting the fourth fastest time in the world this year at 4:32.98
lary had a .03 second lead at the 300 meter mark. It came down to a 100 meter freestyle sprint to determine the winner. Coming off the final wall, Tyler Clary used his underwater to pull away, taking the win at 4:09.51.
Follow along for live updates from prelims of day 4 of the US National Championships.
Katie Ledecky Lowers Jr World, US Open, and National Meet Records With 3rd Fastest 400 Freestyle In History
Katie Ledecky broke the FINA Junior World Record, US Open Record, and National Meet record during prelims of the 2014 US National Championships in Irvine, California.
Ever wondered what goes on in a team meeting before a big international meet? Go inside the 2014 U.S. Para Pan Pacs team’s day 4 pep talk, featuring S11 star Brad Snyder.
Team RyanLochtesCamoShorts earned a whopping 24 points just in last night’s Finals! Huge swims from Tyler Clary and Claire Donahue added to Camo Shorts’ rocket to the top.
Connor Jaeger has signed his first major suit sponsorship with Arena.
Numerous records have been broken during the first three days of Para Pan Pacs in Pasadena, California.