Photos from Day 3 finals at 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships.
Andrei Minakov will look for a second individual title tonight at Junior Nats in the men’s 100 fly.
Keep an eye out once again for 14-year-old phenom Claire Tuggle.
Day Two finals at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Carson Foster highlights the men’s 200 back field at day 2 finals of the 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Photos from Day Two prelims at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals in Irvine.
Brothers Jake and Carson Foster will swim side-by-side in the final heat of the 400 IM this morning, with younger brother Carson also leading the 200 back heats.
Dare Rose turned 15 this year, and he’s already climbed the 15-16 historical rankings considerably.
Isabella Stadden (above) is one of a number of finalists from last week’s National Championship meet who are also scheduled to race at Juniors this week.
No other 16-year-old has been under 23 in the United States this year, and only Michael Andrew has been faster in the 18 & under range.
Terrapin Swim Club’s Andrei Minakov, 16, came within two tenths of his 100 fly 15-16 national age group record Saturday.
Kenisha Liu (Brea Aquatics) has won 4 events through 2 days of competition.
It’s time to look back at our top boys recruits heading into the NCAA next fall, revisiting a tough call at #1 between last year’s top prospect Reece Whitley (pictured) and Drew Kibler.
Zoie Hartman also blasted an incredible 1:55.95 to win the 200 IM, although that time was still a ways off Ella Eastin’s meet record of 1:54.31.
Elise Garcia of Crean Lutheran was the fastest swimmer during the CIF section meets in both of her individual events.