Race Video: Rousseau wins 200 Butterfly, 1:58.50, at the Santa Clara

2014 Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Men’s 200 Butterfly – FINALS

Sebastian Rousseau won the men’s 200 butterfly with a killer final 15 meters. He put his head down and dug down deep to overtake Bobby Bollier at the touch. Rousseau cut more than two seconds off of his morning swim, touching the wall at 1:58.50. Bollier finished second just behind Rousseau at 1:58.65. Chase Kalisz and Corey Okubo were the only other two swimmers under 2 minutes. Kalisz finished at 1:59.76 and Okubo was 1:59.94.

Steve Schmuhl won the B-final of the men’s 200 butterfly with his time of 2:01.49.

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10 years ago

Andrew Seliskar was 1:59.98 at a meet in Maryland (UMAC Black and Red Invitational). That’s coming off a personal-best 51.70 in the 100 free as well.

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Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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