On the heels of Great Britain’s roster being announced for the 2019 World Championships, the nation has revealed its 14-strong lineup headed to Naples, Italy this summer to compete at the 2019 World University Games.
It’s no secret that British Swimming set some very high qualification standards for the World Championships, but athletes like Ross Murdoch rose to the challenge and made the squad anyway.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor will aim to add her name to Great Britain’s World Championship roster tonight in the women’s 200 IM.
Benjamin Proud, to not much surprise from anyone, roared to the #3 time in the world this year and top seed for finals tonight.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the exciting day 4 prelims action.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
The final prelims session of the meet features the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
See how British swimmers such as Anna Hopkin fared in their respective college conference championships debuts.
Weitzeil also won the 200 free today against UCLA.
Anna Hopkin hails from Great Britain, but has been making the most of her stateside home of the University of Arkansas.
After swimming the fastest time in the country this morning in the 500 free, Cal’s Andrew Seliskar will contest the men’s 200 IM final on night 1 of the Georgia Fall Invite.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil blasted the #1 time in the country in the women’s 50 free at day 1 prelims of the Georgia Fall Invite.
Freshman Ema Rajic swept the breaststrokes, and she was within two seconds of her 200 breast PR with a 2:15.45.
Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.