2016 U.S. WINTER NATIONALS
- Live Results
- Wed. Nov 30 – Sat. Dec 3, 2016
- Georgia Tech McAuley Aquatic Center, Atlanta, GA
- 25 yard course
- Live Stream
- Day 3 finals heat sheets
U.S. Olympic gold medalist Tom Shields made history tonight, crushing the 100 fly field in a new American and U.S. Open Record time of 43.84. Shields is now the fastest 100 butterflier of all time, surpassing Olympic champion Joseph Schooling. At last season’s NCAAs, Schooling narrowly missed becoming the first man under 44 seconds with his 44.01, but Shields has now secured that title for himself. Shields had been sitting 6th on the all time top performers list coming into today with a 44.59 from 2013.
The previous American Record was a 44.18 done by Stanford’s Austin Staab in 2009. Before Shields broke the record tonight, Caeleb Dressel was the fastest American in textile with a 44.40 from 2016 NCAAs. In addition to the American and U.S. Open Records, Shields also broke his own Meet Record, which stood at a 44.88 from 2012 Winter Nationals.
All Time Top Performers Men’s 100 Fly: