Bella Sims of Sandpipers of Nevada picked up another pair of Olympic Trials cuts in the 100 and 200 meter backstroke events.
Finnley Conklin broke a 28-year old Wisconsin record and now ranks in the top-30 all time in the 100 breast for 13-14 boys.
Yufei tied her 100 free National Record in prelims, but she scratched the semifinal to focus on the 200 fly final where she swam lifetime best of 2:05.44.
Freestyle dynamo Danas Rapsys raced over the weekend in his native Lithuania, putting up a solid 200m and 400m free combination.
On-fire Zhang Yufei already tied her own Chinese national record in the women’s 100m free just in prelims at Olympic Trials.
World champion Xu Jiayu is among the list of individual Olympic qualifiers for China through day 4 of the nation’s first Trials meet.
15-year-old Yu Yiting beat Rikako Ikee’s WJR yesterday by .10. In the finals, Yiting won the event with a 2:09.64, beating her swim from yesterday by .24.
The final day of the TYR Spring Festival Wrapped up in Orlando with several more athletes capturing Olympic Trials standards across multiple events.
Day 3 of the FINA Diving World Cup qualified 36 more Olympic quota spots across two events – with some lineup drama for Team USA.
NOVA 17-year-old Zoe Dixon came in 2nd in the IM, swimming a 2:13.89.
Two-time Olympian Xu Jiayu won the 100 meter back final at the Chinese Olympic Trials with a 52.88. Jiayu earned silver in this event at the 2016 Olympics.
14-year-old Teagan O’Dell posted the #26 all-time fastest 200 meter backstroke in her age group on the final day of the Spring Cup Championships (2:14.51).
Jan Kozakiewicz improved upon his newly minted Polish record in the 50 breast, bringing it from a 27.17 in the prelims to a 27.11 to win the final.
With a sizzling 30.37 on the final 50, Gemmell was able to seal the deal, roaring into the finish in 4:12.94.
Kozakiewicz took the record from Dawid Szulich who held the mark for nearly years, having set it back in 2013 with a 27.48.