This morning’s session will feature prelims of the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 400 IM. The top 24 finishers from the heats will advance to the finals.
James Plage shone in the 1500 freestyle final on Tuesday night, coming within 3/10 of setting a new meet record.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the emotional and energetic reactions of swimmers on Day 1 at the 2019 US Junior National Championships.
Bell lowered his time again to 1:01.19, which now ties him for #9 all-time with Andrew Seliskar.
Grace Sheble (NOVA of Virginia) is the top seed in the women’s 200 fly tonight. She was 2:11.50 for the best time in prelims.
This morning’s session will feature preliminary heats of the women’s and men’s 200 butterfly and women’s and men’s 100 breaststroke.
Georgia commit Ian Grum won 2 events at the Atlanta Swimming Association summer league championship meet, including a lifetime best in the 100 free.
Brendan Burns takes over as our #1 swimmer in a class that should help college teams stock up their cupboards with free relay candidates for years to come.
Caeleb Dressel will contest the men’s 100 fly on night one of the Atlanta Classic.
Mississippi Makos Swim Team’s Jack Zhu will swim for Alabama in the class of 2023.
Along with Claire Curzan’s 13-14 100 FL NAG, 3 more Sectional meet records were broken.
Swimming in Sectionals in Akron last year, Regan Smith broke a National Age Group Record in the 100 yard back. This year, Riptide is heading even further south to North Carolina.
Alabama commit Liam Bell went 1:49.65 in the 200 IM and 53.83 in the 100 breast, while UGA commits Dillon Downing and Ian Grum made their own waves.
Hinds returned to competition with trumpets sounding as she claimed state titles in the 100 fly, 100 back, 50 free, and 100 free.
Liam Bell of US-Aquatics in Atlanta, Georgia, has verbally committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Bell is a senior at…