The Team Elite pro training group in San Diego got on the blocks for some time trial racing on Friday to test their return from quarantine.
In the men’s 100 free, several 48’s might not make it to the semifinals. And a 47 might not even make the final!
Andrew turned in 1:26.69 at the 150-mark, closing with a 30.14 free split. For comparison, Ryan Lochte split a 1:26.51 at the 150 in his World Record swim.
Tonight, Regan Smith will aim for a 200BK/100FL double while Katie Ledecky (200 FR) and Michael Andrew (100 BR) will aim for another PSS win in Des Moines.
After breaking the 200 fly 17-18 National Age Group Record on Thursday, Regan Smith will take on the 200 back and 100 fly on Friday in Des Moines.
The 18-year old Foster will use an unusual event plan this weekend at a sr meet in Ohio to test-run the experience of swimming semi-finals at Olympic Trials.
Tom Shields had another big swim on Saturday after swimming a lifetime best in the 200 yard fly on Friday in San Diego, California.
The last finals session of the Greensboro PSS will headline world champions Katie Ledecky, Kylie Masse, Simone Manuel, and teen Maggie MacNeil.
Ryan Lochte (above), Luca Urlando, and Ella Eastin all scratched A finals for the last session of the 2019 Pro Swim Series.
Reigning 100 fly world champion Maggie MacNeil will contest the women’s 100 fly on the final day of the 2019 Pro Swim Series stop in Greensboro.
Andrew Wilson caught some SwimSwam readers by surprise with a 4:35 in the 400 IM on Friday morning. He’ll scratch the final of that event.
Hali Flickinger is scheduled to swim all 3 women’s events on the meet lineup Thursday: the 200 free, 200 back, and 400 IM.
About 70% of SwimSwam voters said Ryan Lochte would make the 2020 U.S. Olympic team, which would be his fifth straight Olympic berth.
DeVine hinted at more specific mistreatment he says he faced as a member of the Stanford swim program, and referenced punishments by USA Swimming & Stanford.
Abrahm DeVine told Stanford’s student newspaper that he drank at a Team USA meet, but stands by his claims that he was alienated by a homophobic culture.