Steve Lochte is the father of, and was the childhood coach for, 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte (above).
The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz headlines the 400 IM final on day 3 of the 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
The 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee will continue this morning with the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, and men’s 3-meter diving prelims.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz will line up as the top seed in the 200 IM, but Florida All-American Mark Szaranek and Auburn’s defending SEC champion Joe Patching will be on either side to challenge him.
Kentucky’s Danielle Galyer swam to victory in the 500 free, posting a 4:58.55 to out-touch teammate Kendal Casey (4:58.63). She also won the 100 fly in 55.96.
One of the notable swims on the women’s side was the 100 fly, which saw UNC’s Hellen Moffitt swim to a convincing win. Moffitt posted the only sub-1:00 of the evening to win in 59.13.
NC State’s Alexia Zevnik won a tight race in the women’s 100 back to highlight day 2 finals at the Speedo Sectionals meet in Greensboro. Zevnik turned in a time of 1:01.28 for the win.
Caeleb Dressel seems to be doing just fine swimming sprint freestyle and breaststroke; check out his 400 medley split.
OSU sprinter, Josh Fleagle, earned one of five event wins for the Buckeye men on Day 1 of OSU Invitational
Swim News: “Samuel Smiddy pops a 1:50.83 in the 200 IM.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Reed Malone and Megan Rankin each won titles on Thursday night in Orlando. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)