Men’s 100 Backstroke – Finals – Reported by SwimSwam
Prior to the race they announced that Ryan Lochte is unable to race and will not be swimming in the final tonight. Michael Andrew was scratched into Lochte’s final spot. Arkady Vyatchanin (54.40) got his hand on the wall for the win, reaching in just ahead of Matt Grevers (54.50). David Plummer was third at 55.85, followed by Louisville’s Grigory Tarasevich in fourth with a time of 56.01.