15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko broke her second Israeli national record at the Speedo Grand Challenge, this time in the 200 breast (2:28.78).
Gorbenko also broke the Israeli National Record in the 200 IM during last night’s session of the 2019 Speedo Grand Challenge.
Ryan Murphy continues to stay at his in-season bests with his 53.59 100 back time, still in the top 10 times in the world this year.
15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko set a new Israeli record in the 200 IM while Andrew Seliskar had quick swims in the 200 free and 200 IM in his first LCM meet of the season
47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.
With the Americans done racing, full focus on Friday came on the native Israeli swimmers at the 2019 Israel Cup.
Kendyl Stewart broke her dry spell in the 100 fly last summer with her first best time in 4 years. That might have opened the flood gates on her improvement curve.
The 15-year old phenom won 2 of her 3 races on Wednesday, with the only loss being to American Kendyl Stewart in the 50 fly.
The World Record holder in the 100 back, Kathleen Baker will show down in the 200 IM against the country’s most recent National Record breaker: 15-year old Anastasia Gorbenko.
Katinka Hosszu took the women’s 200m fly/200m IM double in Marseille, putting up the world’s fastest 200m IM mark this season in the process.
Ben Proud, Kathleen Baker, Katinka Hosszu were among the competitors in Marseille who threw down some head-turning times on day 1 of the FFN Golden Tour.
The Emek Hefer Open in Israel saw Youth Olympic Games champions Anastasia Gorbenko and Kirstof Milak snag wins.
Jessica Vall broke the Meet Record of 1:08.01 in the women’s 100 breast, swimming a quick 1:07.75 to finish 1st by 1.99 seconds over Gorbenko.
El Open de Cataluña concluyó con una gran actuación del equipo de Israel, aunque la protagonista del día fue Jessica Vall, quién logró su segundo récord del campeonato. El premio al mejor equipo del torneo fue para el CN Sant Andreu.
Del 17 al 20 de enero se celebrará en Terrassa (Barcelona) el Campeonato Open absoluto de Cataluña. La competición contará con las grandes estrellas Mireia Belmonte, Jessica Vall, Hannah Miley y Maddy Gough, entre muchas otras.