Barely 15 years old, and fresh off a NAG in the girls’ 13-14 age group, Kate Douglass has now tied Simone Manuel’s 15-16 NAG in the 50 free with 22.04 at U.S. Winter Junior Championships-East.
16-year-old Drew Kibler of Carmel Swim Club took more than a second off the 500 free national age group record for 15-16 boys with his 4:15.36 winning swim on Day Two of U.S. Winter Junior Championships – East in Columbus, Ohio.
Javier Acevedo broke the Canadian 50 back record leading off the mixed medley relay in 23.58.
Junya Koga broke his own Asian Record in the men’s 50 back semis in 22.81.
David Morgan lowered the Oceanic Record in the men’s 100 fly in a time of 49.31, winning bronze in Windsor.
Simonas Bilis rebroke his national record in the 50 free semi-finals in 21.15, qualifying 2nd for the final.
Marco Koch won his second gold medal of SC Worlds in a new Championship Record time in the 200 breast.
Douglass popped a 22.43 this morning, and then really dropped the hammer tonight with an incredible 22.04.
Carmel Swim Club’s Drew Kibler just broke his 2nd 15-16 National Age Group Record in as many days at the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (East).
19-year-old Kathleen Dawson owns Scotland’s National Records across the 50/100/200 backstroke events for both long course and short course.
Simonas Bilis and Kristian Gkolomeev broke their respective national records this morning in the 50 free prelims.
Adam Barrett set a new British record in tonight’s semifinals of the 100 fly to qualify first, shaving .10 off his previous mark.
Park Tae Hwan broke his own Asian Record and lowered the Championship record en route to gold in the men’s 200 free.
Lilly King took the American record in the 50 breast for the second time in two days with 28.92 tonight with the seventh-fastest swim in history.
Carmel Swim Club’s Drew Kibler, a teenage sprint freestyler on a sharp rise over the last couple of seasons, has put down the fastest 200 free in American 15-16 age group history by far.