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:
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.