Emma McKeon pulled a solid double, while the men’s 200 freestyle is set to explode in finals.
It’ll be a big boy showdown between Kyle Chalmers, Cameron McEvoy and others, as the Australian Commonwealth Trials kick-off shortly. This is the first time Trials are being held so close to the main event for the green and gold.
Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.
Anthony Ervin will be back to anchor Team USA once again at the 2017 Raia Rapida meet.
America’s Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, Australia’s Cameron McEvoy and Brazil’s Gabriel Santos all made it into the men’s 1free top 16, but who did NOT clear this morning’s cut?
If McEvoy can replicate that incredible 47.04, he would be head and shoulders above the field, but he has yet to dip back into the 47-mid to 47-low range.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
A battle between teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley looms in the 200 back, while veteran Matt Grevers will look to shake things up in the 100 back.
Conor Dwyer is expected to compete in his first full competition since Rio next weekend in Santa Clara.
The highlight of the meet was distance star Delfina Pignatiello , who had a stellar week as she crushed FINA A standards and took down a pair of Argentine National Records.
Argentina’s Delfina Pignatiello broke the national record in the 400 freestyle in a time of 4:09.97.
After a strong 100 free yesterday, Jacob Pebley comes in as the top seed in his signature event, the 200 backstroke.
The roster includes Rio Olympian Santiago Grassi, the Argentine National Record holder in the 100 and 200 butterflies.
The 100 freestyle world champion Ning Zetao of China has missed the semi-finals in the 50 freestyle posting 22.38 in the prelims…