A large group of US-based swimmers are heading home after the Olympic Training Center was shut down by state order, SwimSwam has learned.
Tonight, Regan Smith will aim for a 200BK/100FL double while Katie Ledecky (200 FR) and Michael Andrew (100 BR) will aim for another PSS win in Des Moines.
Top seed Katie Ledecky is out for the final day of competition. Ledecky, who won the 1500 free, 400 free, and 200 free here, has scratched the 800 free.
U.S. Olympian Melanie Margalis had a huge swim in the 400 IM at the 2020 Pro Swim Series in Des Moines. Margalis, a Georgia postgrad, dominated in 4:32.53.
After breaking the 200 fly 17-18 National Age Group Record on Thursday, Regan Smith will take on the 200 back and 100 fly on Friday in Des Moines.
Caeleb Dressel comes into Thursday at the Des Moines PSS with the top seed in the men’s 100 free, one of the events in which he’s a two-time world champion.
Andrew Wilson of Athens Bulldog Swim Club broke the U.S. Open meet record in the 100 breast in prelims with 59.28.
World record holder Caeleb Dressel is slated to swim both the 100 fly and the 200 free during prelims of Day 3 of the 2019 US Open Championships.
The 2019 U.S. Open kicks off with the women’s and men’s 800 freestyles Wednesday night in Atlanta, GA at the McAuley Aquatic Center.
12 of last year’s top 13 Americans are entered in the 400 IM this week in Atlanta. That includes 17-year-old national champ Emma Weyant & star Katie Ledecky.
The last finals session of the Greensboro PSS will headline world champions Katie Ledecky, Kylie Masse, Simone Manuel, and teen Maggie MacNeil.
Watch all the A-finals from night 3 of the Greensboro PSS, including Katie Ledecky’s 1:55 in the 200 free, as well as the 200 back and 400 IM.
Katie Ledecky headlines both the 200 free and 400 IM while Carson Foster and Luca Urlando will chase down Zane Grothe and Ryan Lochte in the men’s 200 free.
Hali Flickinger is scheduled to swim all 3 women’s events on the meet lineup Thursday: the 200 free, 200 back, and 400 IM.
World champ Simone Manuel was the top 100 free qualifier this morning, checking in at #8 in the world. She’ll challenge the PSS record of 53.12 tonight.