A slew of meet records went down again on day 2, keeping with the pace of this now increasingly attended meet.
That’s an increase from 40 teams that participated last season.
Indiana’s Lilly King will take on NC State’s Sophie Hansson in tonight’s women’s 100 breast final at the IU Invite.
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
2018 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY (BRAZIL’S SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
2018 Jose Finkel Trophy (Brazil’s Short Course National Championship Meet) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
Though Indiana doesn’t have the relays or the incoming classes that other NCAA programs have, its brute individual-event strength will keep it relevant in 2018.
Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Joanna Maranhao was close to her continental 200 IM record on day 2 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.
Two South American Records fell on day 3 of the Maria Lenk Trophy, along with numerous swims moving into the top 10 in the world for 2016-17.
Thiago Simon became the 4th Brazilian ever under the 2:00 mark in the 200 IM with his time of 1:59.49 on day 2 at the Maria Lenk Trophy.
After scratching out of the 200 breast on day 1, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, the 2016 Olympic gold medalist in the 100 breast, will make an appearance in day 2 prelims.