Top seed Kelsi Worrell has scratched out of the 200 fly final after clocking a quick 2:09.37 to top the heats.
Today’s highlights included a fantastic winning double by Georgia’s Jay Litherland in the 400 IM and 200 free, in which he took gold in back-to-back events.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
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.
Kierra Smith coasted to a win in the women’s 200 breast at the Mel Zajac International meet in 2:25.25.
Canadian Olympians Markus Thormeyer and Hilary Caldwell put on a show in the 200 back to open the session.
Conor Dwyer is expected to compete in his first full competition since Rio next weekend in Santa Clara.
Swimming Canada has put forth a strategy to improve the men’s team after the recent success of the women.
Kylie Masse leads a formidable Canadian female backstroke squad.
Mackenzie Padington added her name to Canada’s World Championship roster with a big win in the women’s 400 freestyle.
Penny Oleksiak will look to add the 100 fly to her World Championship schedule tonight.
Olympic bronze medalist Hilary Caldwell will swim her signautre event, the 200 back, today at Canadian World Trials in Victoria.
Javier Acevedo has scratched out of the men’s 100 freestyle final tonight at Canadian World Trials.
Kierra Smith punched her ticket to Budapest with a win in the women’s 200 breast.