Tim Phillips on Swimming in the Wind: “It was a struggle” (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.

MEN’S 100 FLY:

  1. GOLD: Tim Phillips, 52.88
  2. SILVER: Michael Andrew, 52.93
  3. BRONZE: Pace Clark, 53.60

After tying for top seed this morning, Tim Phillips and Michael Andrew were just 5 hundredths apart tonight. Both were slightly faster than their prelims swims. Andrew was out with the early lead in 24.49 to Phillips’ 24.65, but Phillips was a nail faster on the back half to win it in 52.88. Pace Clark, a 2017 U.S. World Championships team member, dropped nearly a second from his prelims time to move from 8th to 3rd. Clark held off Kaan Ayar (53.63) by a nail into the finish.

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Caeleb Dressel Will Win 9 Gold Medals in Tokyo

Get rid of the Mesa meet and replace it with some indoor pool like Minneapolis or something.

Bon Jovi

no everyone loves an outdoor pool

Paul Smith

Yeah that will really help US athletes prepare for outdoor season and ultimately Los Angeles

ian finnearty

I think this is the first time tim phillips caught someone on the back half.

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