Pitschugin won the 100 breaststroke in a 1:00.37 just ahead of the previous National Record of 1:00.79 set by Itay Goldfaden in 2021.
Anastasia Gorbenko, Israel’s only finalist in pool swimming at the Olympic Games, leads a roster of 14 to this summer’s World Championships.
Tennessee’s Jordan Crooks will have all eyes on him in the men’s 100 freestyle after becoming the fastest freshman in the 50 free earlier in the meet.
Texas A&M rolled to a second consecutive sweep on Friday against SMU, sending out its senior class in style with a pair of dominant victories at home.
Chloe Stepanek won two individual events and a relay, and was runner-up in a fourth, in the Aggies’ 159-102 victory over the Rice Owls on Saturday.
The 18-year-old Gorbenko broke Israeli records in the 100 and 200 back, neared them in the 50 back and 50 breast, and also raced the 400 free relay on Day 1.
USC sophomore Kaitlyn Dobler swept the breaststroke races at this weekend’s Art Adamson Invite, including an Automatic Qualifying Time for the NCAA Championships in the 200 breast on Friday.
USC redshirt senior Nikola Miljenic hit a lifetime best time of 42.25 in the men’s 100 free prelims to take over the top spot in the 2021-22 NCAA rankings.
Chloe Stepanek (above) won the 100 and 200 free to lead the Texas A&M Aggies to a dual meet victory over the Houston Cougars.
The team will be headlined by reigning women’s 200 IM European champion Anastasia Gorbenko, while former U.S. Olympic coach David Marsh joins the staff.
Israel’s Aviv Barzelay notched a new national record in the women’s 200m back en route to taking silver on the final day of Sette Colli.
After setting the Israeli national record at 2021 Euros, Andi Murez solidified her Tokyo Olympic 100 free spot with an A cut time of 54.23 in Netanya.
Bar Soloveychik knocked down his second Israeli national record in nearly as many days, with the 20-year-old crushing a lifetime best in the men’s 800m free.
Anastasia Gorbenko nadó por debajo del corte “A” de la FINA y debería estar en línea para un puesto olímpico tras sus 54,38 en los 100 libre.
In Israele sono in corso le gare di qualificazione olimpica. Anastasia Gorbenko centra il tempo limite nei 100 stile libero con 54.38