Kieran Smith, the NCAA, American and U.S. Open record-holder in the 500 yard freestyle, is among stars at Sarasota’s U.S. Open site.
Liam Custer, an uncommitted high school junior, swam a best time in his 13th-consecutive race since returning to racing post-quarantine this summer.
Miami commit Savannah Barr added a big 200 fly time to her existing prowess in the 100 fly on Sunday in Sarasota, Florida.
Weyant made an even bigger drop in the 200 back, breaking 2:00 for the first time in 1:57.22. That’s a best by over 3.5 seconds.
U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant, a Virginia commit, won 4 events as Sarasota held a time trial on Friday after meet cancellations due to the coronavirus.
Dressel’s 48.63 in tonight’s 100 free was his 5th fastest in-season swim ever, and the fastest he’s ever been at this point in a season.
Bolles became the FHSAA 1A state champions for the 29th-consecutive time while King’s Josh Zuchowksi and So. Florida Heat’s Erika Peleaz swam historic times.
Florida Gator Kieran Smith swam a new lifetime best in the 800 free and is now the 4th-fastest American in the event this year.
The Sarasota Sharks won this year’s combined YMCA Nationals points title by 25.5 over Greater Spartansburg, including some key age group swims.
For the second time in his career, Brendan Burns achieved a perfect YMCA National meet winning all 4 of his individual events.
Watch all the race videos from day 4 of the 2019 YMCA SC National Championships.
Brendan Burns is now 3-for-3 with his YMCA record-breaking win in the 200 IM.
Ross Dant of Hickory defended his 1000 free title from 2018 and broke the YMCA meet record by over 5 seconds in the process on the first day of the championships.
Night one of the 2019 Plantation Sectionals kicked off with the women’s 1500 free, men’s 800 free, women’s and men’s 200 medley relay, women’s and men’s 200 free relay, and a mixed-gender medley and free relay.
Check out our Weekly Wonders from the weekend of February 22nd-24th, 2019.