Kevin Cordes became the third-fastest American 100 breaststroker in history this morning with 59.05 in prelims.
Find race videos from day 3 finals at the Longhorn Elite Invite here.
Tonight will see several Olympians and Olympic hopefuls compete. Joseph Schooling, Jack Conger, and Chase Kalisz will battle in the 200 fly, and Will Licon will go head-to-head with Andrew Wilson in the 100 breast.
On the final day of the 2016 Longhorn Elite Invite, we’ll see some of the nation’s top Olympic hopefuls compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 IM.
David Nolan comes into the first finals session as the top seed in both the 100 free and 100 fly.
Today marks the start of the 2016 Longhorn Elite Invite, which will serve as a final tuneup for some of the nation’s best ahead of Olympic Trials. Michael Phelps is entered in both the 100 free and 100 fly this morning.
Michael Phelps is the poster child for versatile athletes who can contribute to national free relays without being a pure sprint freestyler – and he’s not the only member of that group racing the 100 free in Austin.
Cody Miller is ranked only .01 ahead of his closest competitor, Nic Fink, as the top qualifier heading into the 2016 Olympic Trials.
Kevin Cordes won a silver medal at last year’s World Champs with a quick 2:08.05.
Wilson admits that preparing for the trials is an entirely different beast
Andrew Wilson added over half-a-second to his prelims time, but was still fast enough to hold off a charging Reece Whitley
Katie Ledecky posted one of the world’s fastest times in the prelims of the 200 free, but how fast will she be in finals after also swimming a monster 400 IM and almost chasing down NCAA champion Ella Eastin?
The Atlanta Classic kicks off this morning with world, national, and NCAA champions converging at Georgia Tech to square-off in the long course pool, in another opportunity to prepare for the Olympics and Olympic Trials.
2016 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet May 13th-15th, 2016 McAuley Aquatic Center on the Georgia Tech campus Prelims 9:00AM local time (U.S….
Cammile Adams is the top seed in the women’s 200 fly on Day 2 of Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa.