Curzan went a 59.3 100 back, Huske a 24.4 50 free and Curzan tied Huske in the 50 free final (but was shortly after disqualified for a 15-meter violation).
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
He easily went past the Olympic Trials Wave I cut of 8:12.99 for the first time, while he also finished ahead of the Wave II cut of 8:08.95.
Watch Katie Ledecky and Jordan Wilimovsky pick up the first 2 event wins at the San Antonio stop of the 2021 Pre Swim Series.
Katie Ledecky è tornata a gareggiare alla Pro Swim Series ed ha nuotato il primo tempo al mondo in questa stagione nei 1500
Katie Ledecky swam her last 1500 free almost exactly a year ago today and has made a comeback to racing with a 15:42.92 – the world’s fastest woman this year.
Harvard transfer Jaycee Yegher will give the Cavaliers their sixth breaststroker with NCAA-qualifying potential next fall.
Ashley Twichell will contest in the 1500 free tonight while the men’s 100 free will feature Justin Ress, Michael Chadwick, Coleman Stewart, and David Curtiss.
After rocketing to a new best of 21.87 this morning in the 50 free, 18-year-old David Curtiss will try to go deeper under 22 tonight as the top seed.
Young sprinter David Curtiss is seeded in a tie for first in the 50 free, and he’ll race in heat one of the 50 free prelims this morning.
Haley Anderson and Zane Grothe topped the 800 free events at the conclusion of tonight’s distance sessions to kick off the 2021 January Pro Swim Series.
Ashley Twichell, an Olympian and open water specialist, is the top seed in tonight’s 800 free on the women’s side.
Samantha Pearson, the #18 ranked recruit in the high school class of 2020, has hit Olympic Trials cuts in 4 events since the quarantine has lifted.
Bruce Marchionda’s TAC Titans had six different swimmers make our top 20 recruit rankings this spring, while winning the 18&Under Winter Championships.
And since Regan Smith jumped straight from 1:50 to 1:48, Curzan technically becomes the first 16 year-old girl ever to swim a 1:49 in the 200 back.