Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.
Hear what the top athletes had to say in Richmond at the conclusion of the 3rd Pro Swim Series
Among her accolades, most recently Claire Curzan shattered her own 13-14 girls NAG this weekend, blasting a 58.61 in the 100m butterfly
Claire Curzan est la nouvelle pépite de la natation Américaine. À 14 ans, en finale de la TYR Pro Séries de Richmond jeudi soir, Curzan est devenue la plus jeune nageuse sous les 59 secondes au 100 mètres papillon en grand bassin.
Tonight, the finals of the 200 fly, 50 free, 100 back, 200 breast, 50 fly, and 400 free will be contested. Caeleb Dressel is among the highlight swimmers as he could go another 2-for-2 with his 50 free and 50 fly swims.
Day 3 prelims kick off this morning with the 200 fly, 50 free, 100 back, 200 breast, 50 fly, and 400 free.
Curzan also, unofficially, swam the fastest-ever 50 fly by a 13-14 year old. Her swim would have been a World Record as recently as 1999.
Claire Curzan broke the 13-14 Girls NAG in the 100 fly this morning with a 59.00. Will we see the first American 14-year-old ever to break 59?
After going 59.00 in prelims, Curzan threw down a 58.61 in finals.
14-year-old Claire Curzan has already been on a tear through the 13-14 National Age Group (NAG) record books in short course yards, and she broke her first long course meters NAG in that age group this morning.
Howley took the record from Claire Curzan, who had just broken it a month ago.
Curzan is now the second-fastest 16-and-under swimmer in history, behind only Gretchen Walsh’s 21.82
On day 1 of the Federal Way sectionals, 14-year-old Lucerne Bell of FAST climbed her way to the #3 time in the 200 fly for the 13-14 age group.
Two American records fell tonight in Cary to Regan Smith of Riptide.