Remedy Rule and Isabelle Stadden slimmed down their finals swims to improve from their #2 seeds. Meanwhile, Amy Bilquist scratched her #9 50 free seed.
Daniel Roy enters prelims as the top 200 breast seed on the men’s side – that’s one of a dozen events to go off this morning in Clovis.
Erica Sullivan, who swam an 8:27.07 to finished 2nd behind only Leah Smith in the 800, has dropped 1 of her 2 entries for Friday.
Luca Urlando will compete for the title in the Men’s 100 Fly at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Clovis. SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser will be there to capture the action
World #3 Smith won it in 8:22.87, while Sullivan was within a second of her lifetime best with an 8:27.06 tonight. No other swimmer broke 8:50.
One team has just one active swimmer in Clovis. The imbalance in active roster choices throws a wrinkle into the still-live SwimSquad points finale.
Psych sheets for the final stop of the Pro Swim Series have been released, showing a quiet setting than in the past PSS stops.
15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko broke her second Israeli national record at the Speedo Grand Challenge, this time in the 200 breast (2:28.78).
Kendyl Stewart swam a 58.16 in her 100 fly while Andrew Seliskar swam 53.00 during prelims of the NOVA Grand Challenge.
15-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko set a new Israeli record in the 200 IM while Andrew Seliskar had quick swims in the 200 free and 200 IM in his first LCM meet of the season
47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.
100 back world record-holder Ryan Murphy was top 2 in the world last year in both backstrokes, and he leads a loaded (and California-centric) backstroke field in Irvine.
Cammile Adams’ “Adams Family” maintained its sizable lead over the field thanks to, among others, a 4th-place finish in the women’s 10km race at Open Water Nationals from Erica Sullivan (above).
The Italian trio of Paltrinieri, Acerenza, and Sanzullo stole the top 3 of the men’s 5k. On the women’s side, Ashley Twichell toppled Brazilian Ana Cunha for the 5k title.
Ana Marcela Cunha came away with the victory in the women’s 10K at the U.S. Open Water National Championships.