He had the only sub-8:00 time of 7:52.19, a lifetime best by over three seconds. That brings him within three seconds of the Egyptian national record.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.
The final day of the 2019 Purdue Invite saw a pair of milers and a 200 backstroker with some big time drops to claim wins.
While the Cardinals lose the spark plug that was Zach Harting, they return most of the core that propelled them to a program-best 5th place NCAA in 2019.
Griffin Manning of Lakota West High School and Mason Manta Rays announced his intention to swim for the University of Louisville in 2018-19.
Mitchell Whyte swims of North St. Paul High School and Mako Aquatics (formerly Hudson Area Swim Association) has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the fall.
RACE Aquatics Swim Club’s Tanner Cummings has signed an NLI to swim for Louisville in the fall.
Next week’s Irish Open will see a young, swift American contingency compete against its nation’s best.
The final night og the meet will feature the 50 back, 200 IM, 1650, 50 free, and 400 medley relay.
The Orlando YMCA played host to day 2 of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals.
16-year-old Abby Arens moved up to 12th all-time in the 15-16 age group with her 1:00-flat 100 breast at NCSA Junior prelims.
Madison Homovich of Marlins of Raleigh won the 1000 free on the opening night of the 2018 NCSA Spring Junior National Championships.
The first night of NCSAs featured the 1000 free, 100 IM, and 800 free relay.
The Bolles boys extended their winning streak to 30 straight state titles with a dominant 350 points. On the girls’ side, Bolles extended their streak to 28 with 333.5 points.
Benjamin’s Alessandra Baldari is already looking sharp this season, scoring an AA-A time and setting 3 new Pool Records in district 10.