Olympic Trials Day 1 Finals Performance Statistics

2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS

The first night of Olympic Trials is over. The king of the time drops so far, Brandon Fiala (-3.4% in the 100 breast this morning, the largest of anyone it the meet so far) , came back to earth adding back .6 of the 2.1 seconds he dropped this morning. The largest women’s time drop this morning, Bethany Galat (-2.2%, 400 IM), managed to drop another .7 from her prelim time. It was only good enough for third, but from a 19 seed, third is incredible.

The biggest drop in each final came from the event winner.

The best collective performances of the session came in the men’s 400 free where 5 of the 8 swimmers were quicker than this morning, the only event above 50%.

Here’s a look at time changes from this morning (negative is faster):

Median Time Change % Who Went Faster # Faster
Men 400 IM 0.0% 38% 3
Women 100 Fly 0.8% 19% 3
Men 400 Free -0.9% 63% 5
Women 400 IM -0.1% 50% 4
Men 100 Breast 0.2% 31% 5

Biggest time drops by percentage:

Event Name Time Drop Prelim Time Night Time
Men 400 IM Chase Kalisz -0.9% 4:11.86 4:09.54
Women 100 Fly Hellen Moffitt -2.1% 59.67 58.46
Men 400 Free Connor Jaeger .1.8% 3:47.97 3:43.79
Women 400 IM Maya Dirado -1.8% 4:38.54 4:33.73
Men 100 Breast Nic Fink -1.2% 1:00.58 59.88

Biggest time adds by percentage:

Event Time Drop Prelim Time Night Time
Men 400 IM 1.2% 4:19.57 4:22.81
Women 100 Fly .5% 56.84 57.12
Men 400 Free 2.2% 3:47.79 3:52.60
Women 400 IM 1.8% 4:41.40 4:46.58
Men 100 Breast 1.1% 1:01.40 1:02.07

In This Story

1
Leave a Reply

1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Just Wondering....

How about the percentage time change for everyone in each event?

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!