The 800 free was the first of 9 scheduled entries for Flickinger this weekend. Men’s 800 free #2 seed Akram Mahmoud has also scratched.
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Josh Zuchowski are our 2019 Age Group Swimmers of the Year for the 13-14 age category.
12 of last year’s top 13 Americans are entered in the 400 IM this week in Atlanta. That includes 17-year-old national champ Emma Weyant & star Katie Ledecky.
The only junior not named Regan Smith with a top seed this week, Emma Weyant is looking to build off of her 2019 U.S. Summer National title in the 400 IM.
The first full day of racing at the first stop of the 2019-2020 Pro Swim Series gets underway this morning in Greensboro.
National Teamer Ella Eastin (above) has scratched the 400 free on Thursday to focus on the 100 breaststroke and 200 butterfly instead.
USA Swimming has released its National Junior Team roster for the 2019-2020 season, headed by top 25 world rankers Justina Kozan and Jake Foster.
Can Luca Urlando take down Kristof Milak’s Championships Record of 1:53.87 and World Junior Record of 1:53.79 in Sunday night’s 200 fly final? Stay tuned
Canada’s Jade Hannah is looking at a potential sweep of the backstrokes after winning the 100 and 200 titles. She competes in the 50 back prelims this morning
The 2019 World Junior Championships’ first session of finals and semi-finals begin on Tuesday at 5:30pm in Budapest.
Lillie Nordmann was a member of the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for the Americans, winning gold in Budapest on night 1 of World Juniors.
The 2019 World Junior Championships wrap up a busy summer of 2019, beginning Tuesday morning in Budapest. Here are some headlines to watch for on day 1:
Leah Hayes dropped 3 seconds in her 200 IM to make herself the second fastest 13-14 200 IMer. She is only a second off of Missy’s Franklin’s NAG record.
The top seeds have scratched out of three of this morning’s six events: the girls 200 back and both the boys and girls 400 IM.
Grace Sheble (NOVA of Virginia) is the top seed in the women’s 200 fly tonight. She was 2:11.50 for the best time in prelims.