2021 ATLANTA CLASSIC
- May 14-16, 2021
- McAuley Aquatic Center @ Georgia Tech
- Atlanta, GA
- Hosted by SwimAtlanta
- LCM Format (50m)
- Top 40 Finals: A, B, C, D (18&U)
- Meet Site
- Meet Packet
- Psych Sheets
- Wave I & II Olympic Trials Cuts
- FINA Olympic Qualifying Standards
Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
WOMEN’S 100 BACK – FINALS
Meet Record: 1:00.13, Olivia Smoliga (ABSC), 2016
- Wave II Cut: 1:01.49
- Wave I Cut: 1:02.69
- Olivia Smoliga (Athens Bulldog), 58.31 *Meet Record
- Rhyan White (Alabama), 58.43
- Ellie Waldrep (BAY), 1:01.04
At the 50-meter mark, Rhyan White turned at 28.21, two-tenths ahead of Olivia Smoliga‘s 28.47 split. The two traded the narrow lead on the last 50, touching in with a photo-finish. Peering at the scoreboard, Smoliga touched out White by 0.12s, 58.31 to 58.43.
Smoliga and White now boost to the top two times in the US this season and No. 3 and No. 4 in the season world rankings.