Schneider, Kromowidjojo Among Stars to Compete in 2017 TYR Derby Pro

2017 TYR Derby Pro Meet

  • Saturday, April 29th
  • Ralph Wright Natatorium, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Meet Info

The 2017 TYR Derby Pro Meet is slated to kick off on Saturday, April 28th. The meet, which is hosted by the University of Louisville, serves as a fundraiser for charity. Action will kick off in the Ralph Wright Natatorium at 4:30 p.m. Eastern.

Several U.S. Olympians, National Team members, and international stars will compete at the event. Swimmers will be racing in elimination-style format, competing in prelims, semifinals, and finals of a 50 meter free within 1 hour. After each round, the last 2 finishers are eliminated. The final 4 will race for prize money and the TYR Derby Pro title.

Below is the full list of professional swimmers competing in the meet:

Men Women
Grigory Tarasevich Anika Apostalon
Joao De Lucca Hellen Moffitt
Josh Schneider Jackie Keire
Kristian Gkolomeev Kelsi Worrell
Michael Andrew Kira Toussaint
Michael Chadwick Madison Kennedy
Seth Stubblefield Michelle Toro
Trevor Carroll Ranomi Kromowidjojo

On the men’s side, Josh Schneider will return to defend his title after taking the crown at last year’s meet. We’ll see a new winner crowned on the women’s side, however, as Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace won’t be in attendance this year.

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4 years ago

Chadwick got it

Reply to  Uberfan
4 years ago

But only if he jumps in 3 seconds behind the women’s heat

4 years ago

Didn’t know Apostolon went pro. Who sponsors her?

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