After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
19-year-old Michael Andrew, whose goal is to become the world’s fastest sprinter in all four stroke 50s, will compete in the fly, breast and back finals on Day 3 of 2018 U.S. Nationals.
Star sprinters Caeleb Dressel and Nathan Adrian headline the men’s 100 free, while the 200 fly brings in Jack Conger, Chase Kalisz, and Pace Clark for a rematch.
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Beginning in 2009, Nathan Adrian hasn’t lost the 100 freestyle at a U.S. selection meet. That streak goes on the line on Wednesday.
The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.
More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 11% of the total votes.
With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.
Lilly King highlights the women’s 100 breast field on the final night of the Columbus Pro Swim Series.
Kelsi Dahlia headlines the women’s 200 fly on the final day in Columbus.
Chase Kalisz will go for a clean sweep of the 400 IM titles on the PSS circuit tonight in Columbus.
Leah Smith will contest the women’s 400 IM and 200 free on day 3 in Columbus.
After a morning PB in the 100 free of 49.14 to lead prelims, Justin Ress will contest the race again tonight with the 49-second mark in sight.
Columbus will see a bit of a skeleton crew for SwimSquads – every team should have an empty spot amongst its starters, making contributions from the top-tier swimmers even more vital.