Wave 1 of the US Olympic Trials in Omaha continued today with many riveting races as swimmers battled for spots at Wave 2 next week
Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.
Among those record breakers at the meet, Gigi Johnson managed to down Mary Ellen Blanchard’s 31 year old 15-16 200 IM record.
18-year-old Gretchen Walsh is now tied with fellow U.S. National Team member Kate Douglass for #7 in the world in the 100 meter fly this season.
Abigail McCulloh, an Auburn commit, won the 200 free (1:48.37) and 500 free (4:44.96), winning the latter by over 10 seconds.
The women from Dynamo Swim Club posted impressive times in the 200 medley relay and the 800 freestyle relay on Thursday night.
Local standout Abigial Herscu has verbally committed to swim for Cal beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
In the 200 breast on Friday, Henry posted a 2:13.85, her first-ever instance under 2:15. She followed that up with an easy win in the 100, going 1:00.91.
The Dynamo Swim Club held the 2020 Doug Coers Modified Pentathlon at their home pool in Atlanta, Georgia this past week.
Reed Broaders told News-Gazette, “I want to show other African-American females and African-Americans as a whole that you can do this.”
Alicia Henry, a 1:00.2 breaststroker from Dynamo Swim Club, has announced her intention to swim for Cal beginning in the 2021-22 season.
One of the best sprint classes we’ve ever seen is out on the recruiting market. We rank down the top high school juniors, led by #1 Gretchen Walsh.
National Junior Teamer Magahey took down the Georgia State Record in the 200 free. The former mark stood at a 1:35.16. Magahey cleared that easily in 1:34.37.
Georgia commit, Jake Magahey, aims to three peat in the 200 and 500 freestyle respectively at the 2020 Georgia HS Swimming and Diving Championships.
Swimming at the Speedo Eastern Classic in suburban Atlanta this weekend, Alicia Henry broke the Georgia LSC Record that had stood for 31 years.