South African Chad Le Clos finished 16th in the men’s 200 butterfly prelims, escaping an unceremonious elimination by less than a tenth of a second.
The men’s 200 butterfly could be one of the biggest blow-outs of the Tokyo Olympics. Some races are difficult to predict–not this one.
Follow along for updates on all the action from Budapest as racing gets underway on day 6 of the European Swimming Championships.
Reigning world champion Kristof Milak seeks a successful title defense in the men’s 200 butterfly on Day 3 of the 2021 European Championships.
Adam Peaty is in the hunt for a fourth straight title – and maybe a world record – in the men’s 100 breaststroke on Day 2 in Budapest.
Europei: tre record nazionali infranti nelle batterie dei 200 metri farfalla maschili. Noè Ponti per la prima volta sub 1:56
Switzerland’s Noe Ponti, who is committed to swim in the US at NC State, has dropped 3 seconds off his best time in the 200 fly since December 2019.
The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
Will Hayon, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 fly, will take his talents to Virginia Tech beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
There have now been 28 sub-45 second performances in the men’s 100 fly during the 2020-2021 NCAA season.
18-year-old Youssef Ramadan of Virginia became the 5th-fastest 100 fly performer in history at the 2021 ACCs, improving from 47.85 to 44.32 in four months.
Trenton Julian (above) is the 3rd-fastest 200 butterflier in history but Nic Albiero will be fighting to deny him the title at this year’s NCAA Championships.
Freestyle and IM specialist Luis Domínguez has verbally committed to swim for Virginia Tech beginning in the fall of 2021.
We’ve got the closest men’s ACC Championships in years, with a three-team race that could come down to the final relay tonight in Greensboro.