Florida Gator Bobby Finke is one of the fastest U.S. teens to swim the 800 free ever and became an U.S. National/NCAA champion within two years.
Cal’s Forrest Frazier clocked a time of 1:03.05 in the men’s 100 breaststroke to put himself into Wave I of the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Zane Grothe, the fastest American in the event currently, will look to beat the field in an event that features no returning Olympians from 2016.
Night two of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 fly, 50 free, 100 back, 200 breast, and the 400 free.
NCAA Champions Kieran Smith (3:48.78 season best) and Jake Magahey (3:49.16 season best) will put up their morning bids for the 400 FR final here in Atlanta.
Yeadon took a win in the 400m freestyle at the Pro Swim in Mission Viejo and was also sporting a fashionable new hairstyle
Day 3 finals in Mission Viejo will feature Olympians Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky, Lilly King, Allison Schmitt (pictured), and other top competitors.
Preliminary heats for Saturday morning’s finals session in Mission Viejo will take place tonight, mirroring the format that will be used in Tokyo.
California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
As was the case in San Antonio, a star-studded field of the country’s fastest swimmers have entered to swim at PSS Mission Viejo.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
Bobby Finke is the heavy favourite here as he looks to secure his first-ever 1650 NCAA titles. The biggest question we have is who will follow.