Murphy, the world record holder, took down Matt Grevers’ previous record of 52.91.
Though Caeleb Dressel has already swum at this meet, taking on the 200 free prelims and helping the U.S. to bronze in the mixed medley relay, this is the first of his main events this meet.
Cate Campbell anchored the Australians in 50.93, the fastest female freestyle leg in history, as they won gold in the 400 mixed medley relay in a new Commonwealth Record.
Ryan Murphy is in position to sweep the men’s backstroke events at the Pan Pacific Championships.
The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.
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Nathan Adrian (above) was also a captain at the 2017 World Championships and 2016 Olympic Games.
With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.
Die USA haben das Team für die vom 23. – 27. August in Tokyo stattfindenden Pan Pacific Swimming Championships benannt. Für das Team konnten…
Si Katie LEDECKY n’a pas battu le record mondial du 400 libre, qu’elle détient avec 3’56s46, ce ne fut pas faute d’essayer.
CAMPIONATI NAZIONALI USA 2018 Mercoledì, 25 luglio – Domenica 29 luglio 2018 William Woollett Aquatics Centre, Irvine, CA Prelims 09:00…
The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Almost all second-place finishers are locked into Pan Pacs berths on a night 4 that saw rosters expand dramatically. We should be in line to get at least some of the third place finishers onto Pan Pacs rosters, though fourth-placers are probably out.
Watch all the championship races from Saturday night’s finals session in Irvine.