Cordes broke the U.S. Open Record for the 2nd time today, winning the race in 26.88 ahead of Andrew Wilson (27.18) and Cody Miller (27.24).
Kevin Cordes blasted a new U.S. Open Record in heat 6, turning in a 26.86 to lead prelims. That knocked almost a quarter of a second off the former mark, which stood as a 27.10 done by Brendan McHugh at 2014 Nationals.
Jessica Hespeler was victorious in the women’s 1650 free as the Virginia Tech Hokies men and women came out on top at the Hokie Fall Invite.
U.S. national champ and current U.S. Open record-holding breaststroker Brendan McHugh will call it a career following his events at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials – though the Trials finalist stopped short of the word “retirement.”
Adrian was a sub-48 second 100m freestyle in semifinals, the fastest he’s ever been on U.S soil. With Adrian leading the charge, the excitement in the race lies in who the top four swimmers will be that are guaranteed a roster spot for the 4x100m freestyle relay.
Phelps is the top seed and heavy favorite in the 200m butterfly and will be looking to qualify for his fifth Olympic team, something only one other American swimmer (Dara Torres) has done during their career.
After three days of intense competition it’s finally time to see what speed the men’s 100m freestyle has to offer.
Cody Miller is ranked only .01 ahead of his closest competitor, Nic Fink, as the top qualifier heading into the 2016 Olympic Trials.
Kevin Cordes won a silver medal at last year’s World Champs with a quick 2:08.05.
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14-year-old Madelyn Donohoe swept the distance races, while national champion breaststroker Brendan McHugh picked up a pair of wins at the Richmond Sectional over the weekend.
Thanks to James Fike for contributing the following race videos from the King Marlin Swim Club’s 2015 Pro Am in Lewisville, Texas.
The 2015 KMSC Pro-Am Classic ended with Mission Viejo taking home the team titles amidst several spectacular swims from professionals and amateurs.
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace was one of three meet record breakers at the Saturday finals session of the 2015 KMSC Pro-Am Classic.
Both the men’s and women’s meet records were taken down for the 100 breaststroke at the KMSC Pro-Am Classic, with personal bests by Katie Meili and Brendan McHugh.