Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Junior world record holder Kristof Milak will swim the 100 fly on day 2 of World Juniors in Indianapolis, coming off his silver medal performance at the World Championships in July.
Carson Foster made the top 8 in five different events.
One of the most exciting races last night came from the boys 200 breast A final, where King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy posted a 2:11.25 to win the 200 breast, breaking the meet record and nearly going faster than Kevin Cordes’ 17-18 NAG record.
King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy looks primed to put up a big time in tonight’s 200 breast final.
Lucie Nordmann (pictured above) is the top seed in the 100 backstroke this morning.
Carson Foster will be fighting for a Junior National title tonight in the 200 fly.
There was only one scratch on Day 1, and it wasn’t Jake Foster. He will be in the A finals of both the 200 fly and the 100 breast.
U.S. World Champs team member Dakota Luther will lead the opening event, the girls 200 fly, on Tuesday morning.
17-year-old Reece Whitley is poised to break the 1-minute barrier in the 100 breast.
Emma Carlton (above), who like Virva will represent the USA this summer, won the 100 fly in nearly a best time.
After making an A-final in the 200 breaststroke at the World Championship Trials 3 weeks ago, Daniel Roy played an encore on Thursday in Seattle.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
If Licon can carry his explosive NCAA momentum into the long course season, we could see him on top of the podium at Nationals this time around.