Reported by Lauren Neidigh.
MEN’S 100 BACK:
- Pro Swim Series Record: 52.40- David Plummer, Indianapolis 2016
- Pool Record: 53.08- Ryan Murphy, 2016
- GOLD: Ryan Murphy– 53.24
- SILVER: Ryosuke Irie– 53.26
- 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.