This was Baker’s third-fastest performance ever, having been 2:08.32 in the summer of 2018 and 2:08.75 in February of last year.
Kathleen Baker: “First time in a hot second that my freestyle leg was faster than my backstroke” (Video)
Baker finished in 2:10.30, moving past Cox to become the 2nd-fastest swimmer in the world this year, with only Kaylee McKeown (2:08.23) ahead of her
Pro Swim Series conclusa ieri nei due siti di San Antonio e Richmond con Kathleen Baker che nuota il secondo tempo al mondo 200mx
The top 4 finishers in the men’s 100 free from Richmond were faster than the San Antonio final. Meanwhile, Kathleen Baker’s 200 IM is now #2 in the world.
Ryan Held comes into the final of the men’s 100 freestyle as the top seed on the last night of action in San Antonio.
World record holder Regan Smith and men’s top seed Will Grant scratched the 200 back final in San Antonio. Smith was ranked 3rd after prelims this morning.
Kathleen Baker is scheduled to face the daunting 200 back/200 IM double on Sunday at the San Antonio Pro Swim.
Sunday morning’s prelims session in San Antonio will be highlighted by touch battles in the women’s 200 back and the men’s 100 free.
Shaine Casas enters the men’s 100 back final as the top seed, with reigning Olympic champ Ryan Murphy ranked second.
After an impressive 200 free on Friday, Olivia Smoliga will race the 50 free and 100 back on Saturday at the San Antonio Pro Swim.
Regan Smith (above), Phoebe Bacon, and Isabelle Stadden are in one heat of the women’s 100 back, while Kathleen Baker, Beata Nelson, and Olivia Smoliga are in the other.
Pro Swim Series 2021. Si è concluso il secondo giorno di batterie e finali nei due siti della serie. I risultati combinati
Ally McHugh now ranks 9th in the world this season in the 400 IM, along with 16-year-old Zoe Dixon ranking 13th after winning in the Richmond pool.
Regan Smith will take on the 200 free/100 fly double at the first full session of finals at the San Antonio PSS.
Lilly King will hit the water for the first time since winning the ISL championship in November, slated to race the 100 breast on Friday in San Antonio.