Simone: “I usually don’t have that speed at this point” (Video)

Reported by Chelsea Howard. 

WOMEN’S 50 FREE – FINALS

RESULTS

Only two swimmers in the women’s 50 free made it under the 25 second mark in finals. Stanford’s Simone Manuel won with a time of 24.66 and Madison Kennedy was second with a 24.99. Lia Neal was third with a 25.14. Manuel said after the race that the 50 felt “more like a 100”.

One thing to note was Kelsi Worrell (26.59)  swam butterfly instead of freestyle. In the B Final, Kendyl Stewart(26.37) swam butterfly as well and Katie Meili swam breaststroke (30.94).

Top 8

  1. Manuel, 24.66
  2. Kennedy, 24.99
  3. Neal, 25.14
  4. Fa’amausili, 25.36
  5. Medeiros, 25.38
  6. Kendall, 25.83
  7. Worrell, 26.59

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Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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