2018 PRO SWIM SERIES – AUSTIN Thursday, January 11 – Sunday, January 14, 2018 Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim…
After taking down the Pool Record in last night’s 400 IM, World Champion Chase Kalisz will be going after the IM sweep in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Day 2 of the Pro Series will feature the 100 back, 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 free, 200 IM, and 800 free.
Shields is recovering from a tonsillectomy and deviated septum surgery.
4th seed Will Licon will not be swimming in tonight’s 100 breast final. He’ll instead turn his focus to the championship final of the 200 IM later in the session.
Olympic champion Ryan Murphy is one of several stars competing tonight. Murphy is the top seed in the 200 back.
Team Natalie Coughlin has some tough choices to make before Austin, including whether to start #7 overall pick Melanie Margalis as an IMer, breaststroker or in the flex spot.
As the 2017 Winter Nationals wind down, SwimSwam doesn’t want the party to end. So we put together our favorite quotes from the weekend
Swimmers are set to compete in finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 4×100 free relay. The fastest heat of the women’s and men’s 1650 free will also be contested tonight and will open the session.
It was a tight race between Nic Fink and Cody Miller, with Fink hitting the wall in 50.80, erasing Miller’s Meet Record and Pool Record from this morning
On the men’s side, Zane Grothe (200 free) is back in action after taking down the 500 free American Record last night.
Louisville standout Mallory Comerford will show off her range tonight in both the 50 free and 500 free. Comerford’s challengers in the 50 include fellow Louisville-based star Kelsi Worrell and former U.S. National teamer Margo Geer, who both broke 22 this morning.
Mark Szaranek won’t swim the 400 IM at Winter Nationals this morning in Columbus.
On Sunday, four retired Olympians will draft SwimSquads for the 2018 Pro Swim Series. We’re predicting the picks in advance.