With the reigning Olympic and World Champions not in the lineup, the men’s 50 free is a relatively wide open event.
Olympic sprinter Ali Khalafalla rewrote Egypt’s record book with his performance in the 50 free final at the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series stop in Santa Clara.
Today’s highlights included a fantastic winning double by Georgia’s Jay Litherland in the 400 IM and 200 free, in which he took gold in back-to-back events.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
Maxime Rooney and Vladimir Morozov are into the 100 free A final, while Ali Khalafalla is out after the three tied for 8th place in prelims of the 100 free.
Vlad Morozov will compete in a 3-way 100 free swim-off today in Santa Clara.
With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.
The Florida Gators come in to NCAAs with the top time this season in the 400 free relay and will be looking to hold off talented NC State and Texas squads.
Fans should be in for an exciting race Thursday night, as the 200 free relay is looking faster than ever.
An unshaved Dressel cranked out an 18.46 to win the SEC Championship title, and put up blistering relays splits of 17.86 and 17.90 to lead the Gators to victory.
Powers broke 19 seconds for only the third time in his career.
Paul Powers of Michigan will try to move into the pole position of the men’s 50 freestyle, while Indiana leads after day 1 of B1G championship action.
Watch Blake Pieroni swim one of the fastest 200 yard freestyles ever, as part of Indiana’s winning 800 free relay on the first night of the 2017 B1G Championships.