Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
The FINA World Junior Swimming Championships begin Wednesday in Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately 630 athletes from 93 National Federations.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Nathan Adrian will look to add a second individual event to his Worlds schedule tonight in the men’s 50 free.
Plenty of swimmers will face their last chance to qualify for Worlds tonight, including Josh Prenot.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
The world championship team is filling out and there’s a great mix of veteran and new talent. It’s so exciting…
Jacob Pebley will look to qualify for his first LC World Championship team tonight in the men’s 200 back.
After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.
Coming in off her Olympic silver in the 100, Kathleen Baker is leading a wide open field of backstrokers jumping on a rare chance to swim the 50 LCM.
Former UGA Bulldog Melanie Margalis is now the clear leader of the US contingent in this event.
One of the most impressive swims came from Kentucky’s Asia Seidt who knocked 2 full seconds off her best time in the 200 back.
Josh Prenot clocked 1:58.9 this morning in the 200 IM for a new meet and pool record at the Atlanta Classic.
Josh Prenot threw down a quick 2:10.0 200 breast prelim on day 2 of the Atlanta Classic.
14-year-old Ulett swam a personal best 1:56.07, just out-touching Brooke Forde (1:56.30) and taking over 7 tenths off her former best time. With that, she was just .06 shy of Bayer’s record, which stands at a 1:56.01 from 2013.