After hitting 1:56.09 during prelims, follow along here to see if Katie Ledecky will get under 1:56 during tonight’s 200 freestyle final.
Ledecky threw down a field-leading time of 1:56.09 in the 200 freestyle prelims, getting within a second of the time she swam in Tokyo.
Tonight’s action includes the men’s and women’s 200 medley and 800 free relays.
Riverview sophomore Gracie Weyant swept her individual events, repeating in the girls’ 100 breast while also winning the 200 IM.
Gage Hulbert, Max Zum Tobel and Gracie Weyant were among the top performers in the FHSAA Class 4A Regional meets.
Sarasota Sharks’ Emma Weyant dropped over 5 seconds in her 200 back today in total, even after posting a personal best 1650 free of 16:09.74 between swims.
Lochte claimed victory in the 100 backstroke and 200IM, posting a 1:43.48 in the latter, and finishing with a 4 second lead over the rest of the field.
16-year-old Liam Custer touched 1st in the 500 free with a time of 4:18.49, breaking the 15-16 LSC record set by Nicholas Caldwell in 2010 by 1.79 seconds.
Lochte is the top seed going into the 200 free and 100 fly finals tonight. U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant is 1st in the 200 free and 400IM with best times.
Friday’s PM session is set feature Emma Weyant in the 400 IM and 200 free, Kieran Smith in the 200 free, and Clark Beach face off Ryan Lochte in the 100 back.
Lexi Mulvihill broke an 18-year-old state record in the girl’s 50 free as Florida’s 4A school’s finished their season with their state championship.
Kieran Smith, the NCAA, American and U.S. Open record-holder in the 500 yard freestyle, is among stars at Sarasota’s U.S. Open site.
U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant, a Virginia commit, won 4 events as Sarasota held a time trial on Friday after meet cancellations due to the coronavirus.
Gracie Weyant (SYS) broke 30 in the 50 breast for the first time in 29.63, erasing the former LSC Record set by SEC Champion Sydney Pickrem in 2011.
Dressel won the 400 free B final, dropping 7 seconds from his lifetime best set back in 2012 when he was still in high school.