The Virginia Tech men return all of their NCAA qualifiers after finishing a program-best 11th place at the 2021 NCAA Championships.
Luis Borges has made the move to Blacksburg, Virginia to train with Sergio Lopez and the Virginia Tech-based pro group Pinnacle Racing.
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.