Simone Manuel- I Told Myself “Have a Good Finish” – Video Interview

With six women under 25 seconds in the final heat of the 50 freestyle, it was a very close race. Simone Manuel edged out the field for the win at 24.56, breaking the 17-18 NAG record set earlier this week at 24.80 by Weitzeil. Ivy Martin will make her first Pan Pacs team with her second place finish, touching the wall at 24.72. Madeline Locus finished second at 24.81, andMadison Kennedy was fourth at 24.83.

Abbey Weitzeil finished fifth at 24.91, only .11 off her time from earlier in the week during a time trial. She did hold the record for a few days before Simone Manuel broke it. Natalie Coughlin finished 6th at 24.97, missing her chance at the 2014 Pan Pac and 2015 World Championships team.

Margo Geer finished seventh at 25.06 and Maddy Schaefer was eighth at 25.07.

Katie Meili won the B-final of the women’s 50 freestyle with her time of 25.30. Faith Johnson was second at 25.33.

Katie McLaughlin won the C-final of the women’s 50 freestyle at 25.56.

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Mitch Bowmile

Mitch worked for 5-years with SwimSwam news as a web producer focusing on both Canadian and international content. He coached for Toronto Swim Club for four seasons as a senior coach focusing on the development of young swimmers. Mitch is an NCCP level 2 certified coach in Canada and an ASCA Level …

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