17-year-old Penny Oleksiak split 26.70/28.43 en route to her winning time of 55.13
Among the top swims to watch tonight is the men’s 50 free, where Michael Andrew and Caeleb Dressel will race for the title.
The 2012 Olympic Champion in the 200 free, Allison Schmitt, is expected to get back to racing this weekend in Mesa.
Among the headliners are American record holder, and perhaps the most exciting swimmer in the world right now, Caeleb Dressel, along with World record holder and twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte.
Olympic silver medalist Amanda Weir underwent neck surgery to replace two herniated discs in her neck today, but plans to return to racing this fall.
Cody Miller has scratched out of the men’s 200 breast. He was coming in as the 6th seed.
Chase Kalisz has to be considered the front-runner in the men’s 200 fly tonight in Indianapolis.
Cassidy Bayer will be one of the key names contesting the women’s 200 fly this morning at U.S. World Trials.
Simone Manuel has been shockingly good in the 100 free over the past year. She was already a top-tier sprinter, but after pulling off a stunning upset to tie for gold in the 100 free at the Rio Olympics, she was arguably even more jaw-dropping at 2017 NCAAs.
U.S. Nationals are just a few weeks away in Indianapolis, with the Americans selecting their World Champs and World University Games teams for later this summer. We’ve gotten started with our yearly event-by-event previews, and now we’re compiling them all in one place.
Katie Ledecky is entered in the 100 free, 200 free, 400 free, 800 free, and 1500 free for U.S. Worlds Trials next week.
After coming up just 2 hundredths shy of Dara Torres’ American Record (24.07), Manuel will look to cement her status as the record holder in both sprints this summer.
One of the most impressive swims came from Kentucky’s Asia Seidt who knocked 2 full seconds off her best time in the 200 back.
Josh Prenot clocked 1:58.9 this morning in the 200 IM for a new meet and pool record at the Atlanta Classic.
Josh Prenot threw down a quick 2:10.0 200 breast prelim on day 2 of the Atlanta Classic.