Prenot: “I don’t know where I max out, but I want to hit it” (Video)

Reported by Chelsea Howard.


Josh Prenot, who was a Rio Olympian in this event, cruised to a fourth place finish in prelims with a 2:14.72. Tonight, he dropped 4.25 seconds in finals as he swam to a first place finish with a 2:10.47 – nearly a second faster than anyone else. Chase Kalisz who was top seed after this morning finished second with a 2:11.29 and Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes was just .4 behind Kalisz with a 2:11.50.

Daniel Roy held his own in finals as a high school junior going a 2:12.84. He swam  just over two seconds faster than this morning and was part of the U.S Junior Pan Pacs last summer.

Top 8:

  1. Pernot, 2:10.47
  2. Kalisz, 2:11.29
  3. Cordes, 2:11.50
  4. Claverie, 2:11.92
  5. Roy, 2:12.84
  6. Schroder, 2:14.28
  7. Yang, 2:17.48
  8. Bornstein, 2:17.68

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Joel Lin

Money, money…I’m tellin you, it’s gotta be the shoes.

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