Pereira on Phelps and Lochte: Racing them made me who I am (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Karl Ortegon.

MEN’S 200 IM FINALS

Top 3

  1. Thiago Pereira, Brazilian Swimming, 1:57.77
  2. Max Williamson, Unattached, 2:02.38
  3. Alex Liang, PASA, 2:04.81

Thiago Pereira did not play around, jumping out to a huge lead right off the bat. He absolutely decimated the field, swimming a very strong 1:57.77 for the win. Pereira dropped almost nine seconds from prelims.

The Brazilian Olympian touched first ahead of Max Williamson, who swam a 2:02.38 for 2nd. Williamson took four seconds off of his prelims time. Third went to PASA’s Alex Liang in 2:04.81, just ahead of Australian Jared Gilliland(2:04.85).

Winning the B final was Pleasanton Seahawks’ Lyon Zhang in 2:06.79.

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ERVINFORTHEWIN
5 years ago

Great interview With Perreira to – Very cool guy – Impressed

JFLY
5 years ago

Agreed, impressive and competitive guy.

JM90
5 years ago

He gave a shout out to Cseh too which is super cool – crazily underrated athlete with Phelps and Lochte are in the conversation!

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