2019 PRO SWIM SERIES – DES MOINES
- March 6th-9th, 2019
- Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines, Iowa
- LCM (50m), Prelims-Finals
- Live Results
- Psych Sheets
- TV/Webcast Info
- Event Schedule
Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
WOMEN’S 50 FLY – FINALS
- World: 24.43 7/5/2014 Sarah Sjostrom
- American: 25.48 7/29/2017 Kelsi Dahlia (Worrell)
- U.S. Open: 25.48 8/26/2017 Rikako Ikee
- Jr World: 25.46 8/26/2017 Rikako Ikee
- Pro Swim: 25.74 4/14/2018 Kelsi Dahlia
The Egyptian swimmer now holds the second-fastest time in the world with Dahlia right behind her. Kendyl Stewart also cracked the top 10 to take third behind the duo.
Notably Natalie Hinds finished 4th in 26.41, a new best time for the veteran.
WOMEN’S 200 BACK – FINALS
- World: 2:04.06 8/3/2012 Missy Franklin
- American: 2:04.06 8/3/2012 Missy Franklin
- U.S. Open: 2:05.68 6/25/2013 Missy Franklin
- Jr World: 2:06.43 7/28/2018 Regan Smith
- Pro Swim: 2:06.36 2018 Taylor Ruck
- Trial Cut: 2:14.69
- Kathleen Baker (Team Elite)- 2:08.08
- Hali Flickinger (Athens Bulldogs)- 2:10.24
- Olivia Smoliga (Athens Bulldogs)- 2:11.18
Flickinger now has the 400 IM final left, where she is the top seed from prelims. At Knoxville, Flickinger was also second, but finished with a 2:08.72.