LeVant will be 19 by the end of the year, meaning his stellar 1:46.39 does not count as a world junior record.
Hali Flickinger is the one to watch in the 200 fly after breaking Mary Meagher’s 37-year-old U.S. Open Record this morning.
As the field vies for Pan Pacs relay spots Wednesday night in the 100 free, Nathan Adrian will also battle to keep up his 8-year national title streak alive.
Star sprinters Caeleb Dressel and Nathan Adrian headline the men’s 100 free, while the 200 fly brings in Jack Conger, Chase Kalisz, and Pace Clark for a rematch.
2018 U.S. Nationals Day 1: Brinegar (1500 free, #8), Rooney (200 fly, #15) Scratch out; Eastin Still in
Rooney was the 15th seed there, but will instead focus only on the 100 free tomorrow, where he’s seeded 10th.
After an incredibly close finish at 2017 nationals, we’ll get to see a rematch between Jack Conger, Chase Kalisz, and Pace Clark in the 200 fly.
Beginning in 2009, Nathan Adrian hasn’t lost the 100 freestyle at a U.S. selection meet. That streak goes on the line on Wednesday.
Reigning World Champs silver medalist Townley Haas is going to need a couple other swimmers in the 1:44 or 1:45 range if the USA hopes to wrest the 4×200 title from Great Britain in 2019.
After going 51.00 earlier in the year, Jack Conger is poised to join the elusive sub-51 club at Nationals in the 100 fly.
Emma Ball threw down a 28.92 in the women’s 50 back to touch out her Gator Swim Club teammate Caitlin Brooks (29.15) for 1st.
Gregg Troy se concentrera sur la préparation en vue des prochains Jeux olympiques, de huit nageurs dont le monstre sacré que représente Caeleb Dressel.
Penny Oleksiak had a pair of wins on the final night of the Mel Zajac Jr. International meet, including a new best time in the 200 fly.
Caeleb Dressel swam the 50 breast in 28.85 at day 3 prelims at the Mel Zajac meet in Vancouver.
Ryan Lochte posted a very impressive 1:58.90 in the 200 IM at the Mel Zajac Jr. International meet in Vancouver.
Gretchen Walsh blasted a 25.46 PB in the women’s 50 free at day 2 prelims in Vancouver.