Simone Manuel spearheads an absolutely loaded lineup in the women’s 100 free at US Nationals.
Other notable swims included a Team China podium sweep in the women’s 400 free, and another triple-event session for Katinka Hosszu.
Dwyer won his race in 1:47.28, good for No. 2 behind only Jack Conger in the United States this year.
Conger has now been under 52 seconds on 4 occasions in 2018. Only one other American has done so even once.
Conger admits that he doesn’t actually enjoy taper a whole lot.
Wilson posted a 1:00.45 to knock off Licon’s 1:00.96.
Andrew Wilson, already the fastest American in the 100 breaststroke this season, took the top seed in the event in Thursday’s prelims.
Cox last raced at March’s Pro Swim Series stop in Atlanta. She’s part of a field full of National Teamers and World Championship medalists this weekend in Austin.
With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.
Michael Andrew threw down a massive PB in the 100 fly at the Columbus Pro Swim.
Jack Conger was one of several Texas Longhorns to shine at the George Block Invite over the weekend, blasting two big butterfly swims along with a 1:48.8 in the 200 free.
It’s the heart of long course season. Teams are training hard and loading up on their swimmers. What better time to go and see what the 4-time reigning NCAA champs are up to?
Last week, Seliskar went 1:49.23 in prelims and 1:48.35 in finals of the 200 free at the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, beating a field that included three-fourths of Team USA’s bronze-medal 4×200 free relay from the 2017 World Championships.
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.
Chase Kalisz will take on the 200 fly/200 IM double on day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.