The men’s 200 fly final is one of the most highly anticipated races of the night. Mason Manta Rays’ Carl Bloebaum led prelims this morning with a 1:59.57.
U.S. Olympic Trials season officially opens today, with the opening prelims session of the Wave I Olympic Trial meet in Omaha.
Sono iniziati oggi i Trials Olimpici USA 2021. L’evento sarà diviso in due gruppi Wave II e Wave I dal 4 al 7 giugno. Risultati batterie Day1
Among those record breakers at the meet, Gigi Johnson managed to down Mary Ellen Blanchard’s 31 year old 15-16 200 IM record.
Virginia commit Jack Aikins was one of three SwimAtlanta swimmers to add Olympic Trials cuts on Sunday. His pickup in the 50 free is his 4th Wave 1 cut.
Bethel broke Gunnar Bentz’s 200 IM state record by a hundredth, and later torched Liam Bell’s 100 breast state record.
National Age Group Record-holders Claire Curzan and Liam Custer are the 2020 Swammy Award winners for the 15-16 age group.
SwimAtlanta’s Sebastien Sergile is now the 5th-ranked swimmer among high school juniors in the 100 yard free after swimming a best time on Thursday evening.
Aikins, a UVA commit, broke 20 seconds in the opening round before rattling off three more swims of 20.14, 20.22 and 20.20.
18-year-old Jack Aikins won the boys’ 200 freestyle in a new best time of 1:36.10, and tied his prelim PB to win the 100 backstroke in 47.49.
The 16-year-old took more than four seconds off his best time, moving to 10th all-time in the age group along with breaking Gunnar Bentz’s LSC record.
18-year-old Jack Aikins’ victory in the 100 back was a 1.62 second time drop from his previous best, 56.21, from the 2019 Georgia Senior State Championships.
SwimAtlanta returned to competition for the first time since the spring, hosting an intrasquad meet that also featured some of their collegiate members.
There’s no clear #1 in the current crop of sophomores. The class centers on IMs and distance free, with some strong international ties and LCM swims.
The Walsh sisters and Ulett returned for the 100 fly. Alex got her hands to the wall ahead of Gretchen, 51.73 to 52.03. That was Gretchen’s best by 2 tenths.