Canada’s Jade Hannah, along with DART Swimming’s Luca Urlando, were the only two swimmers to win three events of the same stroke; not including freestyle.
Urlando remains the 2nd-best junior-aged 100 long course meter butterflier in US history.
17-year-old Luca Urlando won two events on Day 1 of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet, emerging victorious in both the 200 free and 50 fly.
The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.
Howley took the record from Claire Curzan, who had just broken it a month ago.
On the third day of the Cary Sectionals, 4 meet records and 1 NAG were broken. Among them was Regan Smith’s 49.74 100 back, which is the 3rd fastest time ever in the event.
Charlotte Hook is now No. 4 on the all-time girls 15-16 200 fly (SCY) rankings after just turning 15 years old.
Along with Claire Curzan’s 13-14 100 FL NAG, 3 more Sectional meet records were broken.
Veteran Ashely Twichell set a new meet record on the first night of the 2019 Cary Sectionals.
The girls of Cary Academy dominated North Carolina’s Division I independent high school state championship, while the boys outlasted Charlotte Latin School by just six and a half points.
This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.
Charlotte Hook (pictured above) and Tona Zinn stood out among their peers in 2018.
Watch the videos of all the championship final races from Day Four of the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East.
Charlotte Hook was just six tenths off of the 200 fly NAG record this morning with a 1:56.63.
Brothers Carson (200 backstroke) and Jake Foster (200 breaststroke) of Mason Manta Rays each claimed top seeds on day 4 prelims in Greensboro.