More than three-quarters of voters expressed confidence that the Americans would keep their historic levels of dominance in the men’s 100 backstroke, with no other country getting more than 11% of the total votes.
With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.
Olympic Champion, World Champion, and swimming’s biggest dominator, Katie Ledecky, is making pro moves and making history in the process.
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.
Chase Kalisz will take on the 200 fly/200 IM double on day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.
Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte will be among the swimmers make their TYR Pro Series debuts in Santa Clara.
Former Texas A&M Aggie Beryl Gastaldello has signed with TYR.
Standout Bay Area-based Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Murphy are expected to lead a fast field for next week’s TYR Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, June 7-10 at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
Ryan Murphy is undefeated in 200 backstrokes this season after beating Ryosuke Irie and Jacob Pebley at the Grand Challenge in Irvine.
Katie Ledecky will hunt down another world record tonight in the women’s 800 freestyle.
Lilly King will swim the women’s 100 breast on day 4 in Indianapolis.
Chase Kalisz will look to continue his streak of dominant 400 IM performances going at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Indy.
Melanie Margalis has dropped the 200 free final on day 3 in Indianapolis after swimming the 2nd fastest time of the morning in 1:57.94.
Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200 back field by a wide margin in Indianapolis.