Regan Smith leads a loaded crop of female backstrokers in the United States that are set up for a dog fight next summer at the Olympic Trials in Omaha.
The final day of the 2019 U.S. National Championships has arrived. This morning’s prelims session will feature only two events: the 200 IM and 50 freestyle.
Tonight’s session features finals of the 400 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, and men’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
Asia Seidt topped the field by nearly 2 seconds, touching in 2:08.90 for the win. Seidt is currently ranked 5th among Americans in 2019
Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships included finals of the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 backstroke, and women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay.
Teenage phenom Claire Tuggle headlines the women’s 200 free, but Worlds team member and Olympic Champion Allison Schmitt is also in the mix.
Kieran Smith is now the American #1 for 2019 after dropping a second and a half off his time in the 200 free today. Smith clocked in at 1:46.21 in prelims.
Ulett ranks No. 3 all-time in the 13-14 girls’ age group and is just over half a second off Missy Franklin’s national age group record.
Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.
Ian Finnerty, Lisa Bratton, Asia Seidt, and Justin Ress all won more medals for Team USA on day two of the World University Games.
After breaking the meet record yesterday, USA’s Ian Finnerty will seek to improve upon his time and grab a gold medal in the men’s 100 breaststroke.
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American Lisa Bratton broke the World University Games Meet Record in the women’s 200 back as she won gold in a time of 2:07.91.
The Americans will continue their momentum with new Universiade record-holders Ian Finnerty and Asia Seidt headlining the Friday finals session.
Dean Farris will look to help lead the U.S. men to gold in the 400 free relay after dropping a 47.08 relay split during the preliminaries.