Katinka Hosszu is one of 16 current and former Trojans swimming at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Stanford and Cal are sending the 2nd and 3rd most athletes.
World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom swam her first 100 free since injuring her elbow, posting a 54.90 in prelims this morning.
Follow along here for all of the action as we watch the fourth day of racing at the 2021 European Swimming Championships.
Europei: tre record nazionali infranti nelle batterie dei 200 metri farfalla maschili. Noè Ponti per la prima volta sub 1:56
Switzerland’s Noe Ponti, who is committed to swim in the US at NC State, has dropped 3 seconds off his best time in the 200 fly since December 2019.
Iowa’s only swimmer, Will Myhre, was seeded 14th in the 100 breast, and was the only top 16 scratch from this morning’s prelims,
Louisville outperformed their projected finish by 14 points in the men’s 800 free relay on Day 1 at 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Championships.
Let’s try to prognosticate just a bit what tonight’s only race — the 800 free relay — means for the next three days of racing.
Only Texas or Cal have finished first or second at the NCAA Men’s Championships since Michigan’s 2013 title, and they went 1-2 to kick-off this year’s meet.
Smith led off Florida’s 800 free relay in 1:29.66, the fifth-fastest swim in history and the fifth under the 1:30 barrier.
At SECs, Kieran Smith swam the lead-off leg of Florida’s 800 free relay in a new school record of 1:29.48, becoming the fourth man ever to break 1:30.
Reece Whitley has a chance to sweep the breaststroke events for a second straight year tonight at the Men’s Pac-12 Championships.
Cal senior Daniel Carr will take on teammates Destin Lasco, Bryce Mefford and Hugo Gonzalez as he aims to repeat as the Pac-12 champion in the men’s 200 back.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer will aim to defend his conference title in the 100 fly on Day 3 of the Men’s Pac-12 Championships in Houston.
Cal junior Reece Whitley comes in as the top seed in the 100 breaststroke on Day 3 of Men’s Pac-12s, where he’ll look to defend his title from last season.