Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Robert Gibbs.
MEN’S 1500 FREE – FASTEST HEAT
- Sean Grieshop, Nitro, 15:18.88
- Andrew Gemmell, Nation’s Capital, 15:33.24
- Robert Finke, St. Petersburg, 15:33.30
17 year-old Sean Grieshop won in dominating fashion, finishing almost fifteen seconds ahead of the field with a time of 15:18.88. If he didn’t scratch, he’s slated to swim in the final of the 200 IM in just a few minutes. Olympian Andrew Gemmell was the next to touch, recording a time of 15:33.24. Gemmell just held off 16 year-old Robert Finke, who took 3rd in 15:33.30.