2019 ART ADAMSON INVITE
- Thursday, November 21 – Saturday, November 23, 2019
- Texas A&M Natatorium, College Station, Texas
- Prelims 10 AM / Finals 6 PM (U.S. Central Time)
- Prelims Long Course Meters (LCM) format
- Finals Short Course Yards (SCY) format
- Live results
Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas entered the all-time top 10 in the 200 yard IM, swimming a 1:40.16 on Thursday at the 2019 Art Adamson Invitational. That swim ranks him exactly 10th all-time in the event among swimmers of any age.
Casas is still a teenager until Christmas Day, which will be his 20th birthday, and no other teenager has been within half-a-second of that time.
Fastest All-Time Swimmers, 200 Yard IM, Teenagers
- Shaine Casas, 1:40.16 – 2019 (19 years old)
- Hugo Gonzalez, 1:40.67 – 2018 (18 years old)
- David Nolan, 1:41.39 – 2011 (18 years old)
- Vini Lanza, 1:41.59 – 2017 (19 years old)
- Andrew Seliskar, 1:41.65 – 2016 (19 years old)
Coming out of high school, Casas’ best time was 1:47.59. Last season, he improved that to 1:42.29.
- College Sophomore – 1:40.16
- College Freshman – 1:42.29
- High School Senior – (Did Not Race)
- High School Junior – 1:47.59
- High School Sophomore – 1:52.96
This summer, in long course, Casas also became the fastest American teenager in the history of the 100 meter backstroke, where he swam a 52.72 to win the title at the US National Championships.
Casas also split 19.54 in the 50 free on a relay leadoff leg on Thursday evening, and is scheduled to swim on the Texas A&M 400 medley relay later in the day on Thursday.