After swimming a best time in the 100 free (48.80) this morning on the back end of his double, Texas postgrad Jack Conger will focus exclusively on the 100 fly tonight. Conger was within a few tenths of teammate Joseph Schooling’s Pool Record in this morning’s prelims.
In the women’s mile, Chilean distance free standout Kristel Kobrich controlled the race, winning in 16:17.11.
After taking down the Pool Record in last night’s 400 IM, World Champion Chase Kalisz will be going after the IM sweep in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Day 2 of the Pro Series will feature the 100 back, 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 free, 200 IM, and 800 free.
Boglarka Kapas is the leading candidate for silver in the women’s 1500 behind Katie Ledecky.
Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.
Jay Litherland will be back in action today at the Santa Clara Pro Swim after an impressive double last night with wins in the 400 IM and 200 free.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
Tonight, swimmers have gathered to compete in the non-Olympic distance freestyle events. The women will be racing in the 1500 meter free, while the men battle in the 800 meter free.
The highlight of the meet was distance star Delfina Pignatiello , who had a stellar week as she crushed FINA A standards and took down a pair of Argentine National Records.
Keep up to date with day 1 prelims at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin.
Andy Arteta, Nico Deferrari, Macarena Ceballos, Kristel Kobrich and Virginia Bardach each won three events to highlight Argentina’s national championship meet.
20 year old Viviane Jungblut was the star of the fifth evening of the Jose Finkel Trophy taking the women’s 400 freestyle in a South American record time of 4:03.68…