On the third day of the Cary Sectionals, 4 meet records and 1 NAG were broken. Among them was Regan Smith’s 49.74 100 back, which is the 3rd fastest time ever in the event.
Along with Claire Curzan’s 13-14 100 FL NAG, 3 more Sectional meet records were broken.
Swimming in Sectionals in Akron last year, Regan Smith broke a National Age Group Record in the 100 yard back. This year, Riptide is heading even further south to North Carolina.
Tonight’s final features the 100 back, women’s 500 free, men’s 100 free, 200 breast, and 100 fly.
The women’s 500 free has been set up to be a great race to watch tonight.
Thursday night finals will feature the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and 400 free relay. 13 year old Claire Tuggle is seeded 1st in the women’s 200 free.
The Orlando YMCA played host to day 2 of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals.
The first night of NCSAs featured the 1000 free, 100 IM, and 800 free relay.
Swimmers are set to compete in finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 free relay.
USA Swimming’s first summer “Futures Championships” continued on Saturday in Greensboro, Mt. Hood, and West Lafayette. Several swimmers earned new Olympic Trials cuts in tonight’s finals.
Westchester Aquatic Club’s Kate Douglass is the latest 13-year-old to join the ranks of 2016 Olympic Trials qualifiers after swimming a 25.80 in the 50 free in San Antonio.
13 year-old Abigail Arens earned an Olympic Trials cut in the 200 breast this morning at the Greensboro Futures meet.
In the men’s 100 breast prelims, Liam Bell dropped his time to within striking range of Reece Whitley’s 13-14 NAG record.