The combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.
Like USA Swimming did with its Virtual Winter Junior Championships, Florida ran a state-wide virtual championship meet between four sites.
Sarasota Sharks’ Emma Weyant dropped over 5 seconds in her 200 back today in total, even after posting a personal best 1650 free of 16:09.74 between swims.
Lochte claimed victory in the 100 backstroke and 200IM, posting a 1:43.48 in the latter, and finishing with a 4 second lead over the rest of the field.
16-year-old Liam Custer touched 1st in the 500 free with a time of 4:18.49, breaking the 15-16 LSC record set by Nicholas Caldwell in 2010 by 1.79 seconds.
UVA commit Emma Weyant won the 400IM with a lifetime best of 4:04.38, topping Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel’s 17-18 age group time of 4:04.59.
Lochte is the top seed going into the 200 free and 100 fly finals tonight. U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant is 1st in the 200 free and 400IM with best times.
Claire Curzan downed the meet record in the women’s 100 fly with 56.61 becoming the third-fastest American woman in history.
Watch out for Bobby Finke in the 1650 free, Clark Beach in the 200 back, and the men’s 100 free featuring Kieran Smith, Brett Fraser, and Ryan Lochte.
Having a hard time keeping up with one meet in nine locations? Check out Friday PM’s swims of the session to give you a quick summary of the big swims.
Friday’s PM session is set feature Emma Weyant in the 400 IM and 200 free, Kieran Smith in the 200 free, and Clark Beach face off Ryan Lochte in the 100 back.
U.S. Open record-holder Ryan Lochte finished 3rd in the combined results of the men’s 200 IM on Friday morning.
While US National Team members were definitely active this morning, many of the biggest swims came from the 18 & under crowd.