2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – MISSION VIEJO (#3)
- April 8-11, 2021
- Marguerite Aquatics Center, Mission Viejo, CA
- Prelims – 4:00pm PST/Finals – 10:00am PST
- Meet central
- Meet information
- Psych sheets
- Live stream (USA Swimming – evening prelims & 800 free Thursday)
- Live stream (Olympic Channel – mid-day finals)
- Live results
Reported by Anne Lepesant.
WOMEN’S 100 METER BACKSTROKE – FINAL
- Pro Swim Record: 58.18 Regan Smith (2020)
- Trials Wave II: 1:01.49
- Trials Wave I: 1:02.69
- Olivia Smoliga 26 Athens Bulldog Swim Club 59.09
- Kathleen Baker 24 Team Elite-NC/NY 59.50
- Rhyan White 21 Univ Alabama Swimming 59.66
Olivia Smoliga came from behind to overtake Kathleen Baker down the stretch to win the 100 back in 59.04. Baker led Smoliga 28.7 to 29.0 at the 50 wall but Smoliga came home .76 faster to get the victory. Baker was just off her 59.45 time from prelims, touching second in 59.50.
Smoliga moves up to #4 in the world for the season, passing Regan Smith.
Rhyan White cracked the 1:00 barrier for the first time, finishing third in 59.66.