Sean Grieshop Breaks Down 400 IM Victory, Cal NCAA Season

2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – MISSION VIEJO (#3)

Reported by Sean Grieshop.

MEN’S 400 IM – FINALS

  • Pro Swim Record: 4:08.92 Chase Kalisz (2018)
  • Trials Wave II: 4:23.24
  • Trials Wave I: 4:25.99

Top 3

  1. Sean Grieshop – 4:16.14
  2. Jarod Arroyo – 4:18.44
  3. Grant Sanders – 4:20.98

Cal Aquatics’ Sean Grieshop took control of this race, turning at the back-to-breast turn in a big lead at 2:03. Jarod Arroyo pulled up on Grieshop after the breaststroke leg, but Grieshop closed the door on the free leg and charged to the wall on top.

Grieshop was 4:16.14, dropping two seconds from prelims as Arroyo dropped four to nab second at 4:18.44. Grieshop moves into the top 20 in the world this season, coming in at #18. He moves into the #1 slot amongst Americans, leaping over Chase Kalisz (4:16.53) and Carson Foster (4:16.51).

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Willswim
25 days ago

They buried the lede! At the end he says he wants to return to Cal and compete another year!

Calswimfan
Reply to  Willswim
25 days ago

One more year! Rally your class and let’s get this done!

Chlorinated One
25 days ago

What a well spoken gentleman!

Ghost
25 days ago

Good interview and good kid. I noticed on the stream before his final in the 4IM, that he shook the hand of the timer and it looked like he said thanks!

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