Katie Ledecky clocked a time of 3:59.28 tonight in the women’s 400 freestyle, moving past Ariarne Titmus (3:59.66) for #1 in the world this year.
Katie Ledecky made her first appearance at the Santa Clara International this morning, putting up the top time in the women’s 400 free (4:02.44).
Elizabeth Beisel will be looking to win the 200 fly and 500 free in finals of Day Two of the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Darian Townsend will battle Conor Dwyer for the men’s 200 free title at Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Conor Dwyer made yet another final after qualifying to swim the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke as he squeezed in ahead of Jakub Maly for the fourth seed. Dwyer swam a 3:49.50 compared to Maly’s 3:49.53.
Men’s 100 Meter Butterfly – US Nationals Preview – Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte comebacks could collide
Perhaps the marquee event of this summer’s U.S. Nationals, the men’s 100 fly is a mash-up of the year’s two biggest comeback stories, a lineup of iconic swimming figures and exciting young talents that should capture the attention of the whole world on August 8th.
Minnesota and Wisconsin renewed their Big Ten rivalry with a long course dual meet to kick off summer season, with the Golden Gophers picking up a pair of wins.
Kyle Whitaker dropped another four tenths off his 400 IM for another Big Ten title. Meanwhile Ohio State and Penn State tied in a crazy 200 free relay that saw 4 teams go down to the wire.
CJ Smith and Kiera Janzen combined to dominate the distance events for the Golden Gophers in the two-day triangular at Purdue.
Kyler Van Swol was named Swimmer of the Week after some dominant butterfly performances, while Manny Pollard won Diver of the Week for his work on the boards. Northwestern got in on the action with freshman diver Andrew Cramer earning Freshman of the Week.
The Golden Gopher men and women combined for 9 straight wins to close the meet in dominating fashion over a fired-up NC State squad that put up huge performances on the road.
Kiera Janzen had a big 200 free win for the Lady Gophers while the Wolfpack men put up multiple season-bests on the way to a one-point day one lead.
Minnesota’s #10 women and #20 men won big in the midst of their combined training trip, while unranked Hawaii finished its last tune-up meet before its conference championships.
Minnesota competed in honor of former coach Jean Freeman, who passed away in 2010.
Kiera Janzen of Minnesota won three events as Minnesota Men’s and Women’s swim and dive teams defeated their southern neighbors, Wisconsin, in a two-day dual meet between Big Ten conference rivals.