Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 3rd day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.
It’s June 21st, and in addition to being Father’s Day, today was supposed to be the start of the 2020 US Olympic Trials.
Top seed Katie Ledecky is out for the final day of competition. Ledecky, who won the 1500 free, 400 free, and 200 free here, has scratched the 800 free.
Caeleb Dressel comes into Thursday at the Des Moines PSS with the top seed in the men’s 100 free, one of the events in which he’s a two-time world champion.
Florida distance star Bobby Finke, a sophomore, became the fastest man ever as he defended his title in the mile with a 14:12.08.
Finke smashed the NCAA Record by over 10 seconds and the American Record by over 6 seconds tonight as he won his 2nd-straight SEC title in the mile.
After undergoing heart surgery nearly a year and a half ago, Clark Smith says he finally feels like himself in the water again
Clark Smith (TXLA) racked up two more wins on the final night of the 2019 KMSC Pro-Am. Smith put up a 14:54.26 in the mile. He also won the 100 free in 44.21.
Miller, who earned bronze in the 100 breast at the Rio Olympics, raced to a 1:50.87 in the 200 breast. That’s his 3rd fastest swim ever in the event.
Smith swam the 200 free, posting a 1:34.35 to come within a second of his lifetime best from 2015. That’s also the fastest he’s been since 2016.
Olympic gold and bronze medalist Cody Miller will be among a handful of pros competing for cash prizes at this weekend’s KMSC Pro-Am Classic.
Another big swim came in the men’s 100 free, where Drew Kibler won the race just ahead of Texas teammate Daniel Krueger.
Most interestingly for Texas, swimmers John Shebat, Tate Jackson, and Jeff Newkirk are entered in the meet.
The main WUG group included John Shebat, Austin Katz, Dean Farris, Tate Jackson, Jeff Newkirk, and Townley Haas (World Champs)
Luther had a previous season best of 2:11.86, marking a 2.6 second best time on the season.