On Friday, Selen Ozbilen (right) broke her 100 free Turkish National Record from May by .11. This was the 18th Turkish National Record to fall this year.
Swimming at the 2021 National Team Selection Meet, Oktar shaved 0.01 seconds off the former Turkish 200 IM national record.
Ali Satir became the fastest Turkish man ever in the 100 back and took the record from Derya Büyükuncu who held it at a 55.05 from back in 2008.
Harvard freshman Cole Kuster is 2-for-2 in the distance events so far and will look for a sweep as he races in tonight’s mile.
Harvard’s Michael Zarian set a Pool Record with his performance in the 400 IM this morning, but will battle Princeton’s 200 IM champ Raunak Khosla tonight.
After setting a Pool Record in prelims, Princeton’s Raunak Khosla will step up to defend his title in the 200 IM at the 2020 Ivy League Championships.
The 2020 men’s Ivy League Championships kick off tonight in Boston, Massachusetts with timed finals of the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
The Harvard men are the 3-time defending champions, but Princeton and Yale will challenge to end their streak at the 2020 Ivy League Championships.
Gures, who won the 50 free on day 1, picked up his 2nd win in the 100 fly. In his first swim under 47 this season, he broke his own school record in 45.48.
Another Harvard freshman, Gunner Grant, dominated the 100 back. Grant’s former best was a 47.32 from midseason. Here, he blew that away with a 46.72.
Freshman Gunner Grant stood out for the Harvard Crimson as the men and women defeated Ivy League rival brown last weekend. Grant won all 3 of his events.
Not a race went by today in Glasgow where a national record didn’t go down. Greek athlete Apostolos Christou was among the record breakers.
On top of that, the last time Harvard cracked the top 10 itself was in 1963 when they finished 10th.
Dean Farris wasn’t the only highlight on Friday at the Ivy League Championships. The meet also saw the fastest freshman time in the nation.
Princeton freshman Raunak Khosla swam a speedy 1:42.80, out-touching Penn senior Mark Andrew (1:42.97).