Lots of fun aquatic action occurred on Day 3 of the 2020 US Open Championships in Irvine, and SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture it all.
Brandon Fischer is top seed in the men’s 200 breast on Saturday in Irvine.
16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.
Cal’s Reece Whitley will race for a sweep in the 200 breast against Stanford’s Daniel Roy. Last night, Whitley became the 10th fastest ever in the 100 breast.
Arizona distance star Brooks Fail is set to swim a double day. He’ll be racing in the 200 fly today. Fail will also swim in the championship heat of the mile.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer is chasing his 2nd title of the meet in the 100 fly against top seed Cody Bybee of ASU and teammate Zheng Quah, the defending champion.
ASU’s Zach Poti is the defending Pac-12 Champion in the men’s 100 back and tied his lifetime best on Wednesday night’s 400 medley relay.
Pan Ams champion Will Licon seeks his 2nd win of the meet in the 200 IM. Licon, who won the 200 breast, will battle with junior star Carson Foster tonight.
World Record holder Regan Smith will take on the 200 back today, putting the PSS Record on watch. Smith took down the 100 back PSS Record last night.
Andrew Seliskar is slated to swim the 200 fly. Last night, Seliskar had the fastest swim of anyone in the 100 fly, but he put up that time in the B final.
Don’t miss the last finals session of the entire Pro Swim Series this season.
Sydney Pickrem will contest in her prime event, the 200 IM, while Brandon Fischer has another opportunity for an age-defying breaststroke swim.
Kendyl Stewart swam a 58.16 in her 100 fly while Andrew Seliskar swam 53.00 during prelims of the NOVA Grand Challenge.
Jorge Iga destacó en el 2º día del Arena Grand Prix de Natación Senior, logrando el récord mexicano absoluto en 200 libre y clasificando para el mundial de Gwangju. Tres nadadores más lograron clasificar para los Panamericanos.
Andy Song fired off a new personal best 200m backstroke time, which makes him the first Mexican swimmer ever to clock a sub-2 minute mark in the event.