After narrowly missing the win in the 200 backstroke to Zoie Hartman, Mabel Zavaros took gold in the 200 backstroke at the Atlanta Classic.
On night two of finals at the 2022 Atlanta Classic, Mabel Zavaros took on a tough 200 fly/400 free double and won both events.
Mestre’s previous best time was a 1:49.84 from last year, over a second slower than the time he swam today to win the men’s 200 free.
100 back Olympic finalists Rhyan White and Kira Toussaint highlight the field at this weekend’s Atlanta Classic at the McAuley Aquatic Center.
Rhyan White helped lead the Alabama women to a surprise #1 ranking with 237 NCAA points out of the high school class of 2018.
Tonight, we have finals of the 200 breast, 50 free, and para 100 back. There will also be timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
Tonight at Canadian Trials, we will see the finals of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, 200 back, as well as the para 150 IM and 200 IM.
Penny Oleksiak and Kayla Sanchez were moving this morning in the women’s 100 free, both swimming under 54 seconds.
Oleksiak qualified for the World Champs team with her 2nd place finish in the 200 free last night, and will be looking to add a 2nd individual event today.
Next up, Mabel Zavaros, the #5 seed in the women’s 1500 free coming into the meet, will not be racing the event today.
The Canadian 2022 Commonwealth Games and 2022 World Championships will be decided this week at Trials in Victoria, British Columbia.
Day Three will feature heats of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back followed by the preliminary rounds of diving.
200 IM champion Ellen Walshe has a big night ahead of her as the top seed in the 400 IM and the second seed in the 100 butterfly just minutes later.
Florida’s Bobby Finke was named the SEC’s Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while fellow Gator Mabel Zavaros and Arkansas’ Andreas Sansores share the women’s award.