Tom Shields: I’m not used to having a dual meet inside (Video)

Reported by Robert Gibbs.

MEN’S 100 FLY

Olympic finalist Tom Shields had a reputation as a phenomenal short course swimmer during his college days at Cal, and despite being focused on long course these days, he was within a half second of his best time in this format, blasting a 45.00 to win by over a second.  Indiana’s Vini Lanza had the 2nd-fastest back half of the race behind Shields and touched 2nd in 46.23 to help out the Big Ten team.  Michael Andrew came back on Ohio State’s Matt McHugh and placed 3rd, 46.73 to 46.78.

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Rookery

what difference could it possibly make?

swimdoc

Swimming straight in backstroke

Person

Maybe it just is different which is… different? I mean it’s better than the other way around (used to indoors then race outside in rain/wind/sun/cold).

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