Taylor Ruck won gold in the women’s 200 free in a new Commonwealth, Canadian, and Commonwealth Games Record of 1:54.81.
Michael Phelps says the United States Olympic Committee needs to do more to help athletes struggling with depression.
Among the headliners are American record holder, and perhaps the most exciting swimmer in the world right now, Caeleb Dressel, along with World record holder and twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte.
Katie Ledecky announced today that she’s turning pro, despite having two more years of NCAA eligibility.
Taylor Ruck smashed three Georgia Tech pool records at the TYR Pro Series – Atlanta.
While Simone Manuel confirmed that she herself will turn pro next year, Katie Ledecky stressed that she’s focused only on school for the time being.
Mallory Comerford went 46.20 in the 100 free Saturday night, taking 2nd to Stanford’s Simone Manuel (45.65).
Kathleen Baker won the 200 back by over a body length Saturday night, becoming the 3rd woman ever under 1:48, breaking the American record in 1:47.30.
Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.
Mallory Comerford became the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the 200 free Friday night, going 1:39.80.
Ally Howe, Kathleen Baker, Janet Hu, and Beata Nelson will vie for the 100 back title.
Thursday night finals will feature the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and 400 free relay. 13 year old Claire Tuggle is seeded 1st in the women’s 200 free.
Eastin took nearly a second off her previous record, going 1:50.67.
Tuggle won an NCSA Junior National Title on Thursday in the 200 free. Only Missy Franklin has ever been faster as a 13-14.
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