Fallon dropped more than a second off his best time from this morning’s prelims in 2:10.13, and then turned things up a couple notches in tonight’s semis.
Night 4 of the US Olympic Trials saw many qualify for their first Olympic team as well as some veterans. Here are the top shots from the electric night.
It will be a busy session for Katie Ledecky tonight, as she’ll have both the women’s 200 free final and the 1500 free final just over an hour apart.
18-year-old Matt Fallon broke the 17-18 National Age Group tonight to win the 200 breast semifinal. Nic Fink (above) took second place overall from heat one
We came within a tenth of a second of seeing it take a sub-49 to make semi-finals of the men’s 100 free, as Dean Farris took 16th in prelims with that time.
Caeleb Dressel leads a loaded field into the men’s 100 freestyle preliminaries on Wednesday morning.
Tonight, World Record holder Katie Ledecky leads the first-ever women’s 1500 free U.S. Olympic Trials final in Olympic history.
American Record holder Josh Prenot finished 17th in this morning’s 200 breast prelims, missing the semifinal by about one third of a second.
Greater Somerset Valley YMCA’s Matt Fallon moved to #2 all-time in USA Swimming’s 17-18 200 breast ranks with a 2:10.13 in heats of the Olympic Trials.
After finishing third at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Will Licon had his ups and downs before delivering a massive best time of 2:07.62 in the summer of 2019.
Alexy broke down his performances at the YMCA Festival and how his training has been affected in the last year due to the COVID pandemic
Greater Somerset YMCA’s Matt Fallon finished atop the results in four different boys’ events: 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM.
The final day of the TYR Spring Festival Wrapped up in Orlando with several more athletes capturing Olympic Trials standards across multiple events.
No 200 breaststroke has ever been swum faster in a pool in the state of Florida than Matt Fallon’s 2:11.33 on Saturday in Orlando.
17-year-old Sara Stotler swam to 2 new Olympic Trials cuts, including earning her first Wave II cut in the 100 butterfly by finishing in 59.58.