One swimmer stands out amid a tightly-packed 500 freestyle field, and that’s ASU transfer Cierra Runge.
Nathan Adrian will contest the men’s 50 free on day 2 of the U.S. Winter National Championships in Greensboro.
Watch as Katie Ledecky and Jordan Wilimovsky qualify for 2020 Olympic Trials and win their respective races by over 13 seconds.
Katie Ledecky will swim the women’s 800 freestyle on the opening night of U.S. Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky became the first US swimmer to get a 2020 Olympic Trials cut while tonight at the 2018 Winter National Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
This afternoon will bring 6 heats each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free, while the 7th and fastest heat will swim with finals.
Leah Smith is the presumed runner-up in the women’s 1500, but with a handful of talented open water swimmers taking to the pool in Irvine, her position is in danger.
Cierra Runge and Ashley Twichell are among those that will vie for a podium spot.
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.
Katie Drabot is leading the chase pack behind the leaders of the industry, Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith.