Ryan Murphy is Pleased with How Training has Been This Season (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  • Pro Swim Series Record: 52.40- David Plummer, Indianapolis 2016
  • Pool Record: 53.08- Ryan Murphy, 2016
  1. GOLD: Ryan Murphy– 53.24
  2. SILVER: Ryosuke Irie– 53.26
  3. BRONZE: Jacob Pebley– 53.93

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy got the early lead as he flipped in 25.72. Japanese Olympic medalist Ryosuke Irie was closing in on the back half, but Murphy held him off by hundredths at the touch. Cal postgrad Jacob Pebley, a teammate of Murphy’s, wound up 3rd as he was the only other swimmer to break 54. Canadian Markus Thormeyerused his back-half speed to out-touch Auburn-based Shane Ryan 54.84 to 55.02.

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4 years ago

Murphy says he’s “hungry and excited for some more” — I like it! I think it was natural that he took his foot off the gas just a bit after Rio, and it showed in his final NCAAs and his 2017 summer. It sounds like he’s ready for a big summer 2018.

4 years ago

Murphy looking good and what old man Irie still bringing it?

4 years ago

Ryan always gives the best interviews. He’s bright, thoughtful and funny. Such a great role model for our young swimmers.

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4 years ago

How can people down vote this? He’s one of the most likable swimmers out there and his interviews are great to watch

4 years ago

53.2 in Season is a very good indication towards a great summer .

4 years ago

Agreed, but I think he’s said he definitely got some rest for this meet. Still very solid given it was probably a partial rest.

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