Kevin Cordes blasted a new U.S. Open Record in heat 6, turning in a 26.86 to lead prelims. That knocked almost a quarter of a second off the former mark, which stood as a 27.10 done by Brendan McHugh at 2014 Nationals.
Michael Andrew has scratched the men’s 100 fly on day 3 at World Trials, opting to focus on the 50 breast and back.
Jacob Pebley will look to qualify for his first LC World Championship team tonight in the men’s 200 back.
Check out a preview for tonight’s finals in Indianapolis.
Jones blasted a 23.26 to earn lane 4 for tonight’s final, clearing the former record of 23.29 set by Eugene Godsoe at 2013 Nationals.
Nathan Adrian will look for his 9th straight international berth individually in the men’s 100 free tonight.
Veterans Tim Phillips (23.83) and Giles Smith (23.85) have the fastest time among US swimmers this year, and the top two personal best times of anyone entered (23.42 and 23.30, respectively).
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With Ryan Murphy practically a lock to win the 100 and 200 backstrokes, the 50 might be Matt Grevers’s best chance for a win next week at World Champs Trials.
Andrew’s full event schedule is as follows: 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 breast, 50 fly, 100 fly, and 200 IM.
Kevin Cordes is the American record-holder, but he’ll have Olympic bronze medalist Cody Miller on his tail in the 50 breast at U.S. Nationals.
The men’s 100 breast field is as stacked as ever, and it looks like it’ll be just as tight a squeeze to make the team this summer as it was at last summer’s Olympic Trials.
With Phelps and Lochte out of the picture, we’ll likely see a pair of fresh faces representing the red, white, and blue in this event.
To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
In the final, age group phenom Michael Andrew and U.S. Olympian Jay Litherland went head-to-head, and they put on quite a show. The 2 men traded the lead back and forth throughout the race, eventually hitting the wall for a tie.