Trenton Julian on 1:55.7 200 Fly: “I’ve never been under 30 on that (3rd) 50”

2021 ATLANTA CLASSIC

Reported by Nick Pecoraro.

MEN’S 200 FLY — FINALS

  • Meet Record: 1:56.29, Caeleb Dressel (GSC), 2019
  • Wave II Cut: 1:59.63
  • Wave I Cut: 2:01.19

Top 3:

  1. Trenton Julian (Unattached), 1:55.77 *Meet Record
  2. Chase Kalisz (Athens Bulldog), 1:56.90
  3. Jay Litherland (Dynamo), 1:58.10

Out like a lightning bolt was Cal’s Trenton Julian, splitting 54.64 at the halfway point. Julian never slowed down, touching the wall with a season best of 1:55.77. Julian now ranks No. 1 in the US and cracked the top 15 times in the world this season. Placing second in Atlanta was Chase Kalisz at 1:56.90, which moves up to No. 2 in the US rankings.

Julian also took down Dressel’s 2019 meet record of 1:56.29.

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Ghost
1 month ago

Goal: last 50 under 30,!!! Then no one should run him down at Trials

@realdeanfarris
Reply to  Ghost
1 month ago

Nah. Urlando has it. But behind him there is going to be good competition.

Rob
Reply to  Ghost
1 month ago

A great attitude and hard worker, results all well-earned.

SWIMMING RULES
29 days ago

LET’S GO JULIAN!!!! Great swim. Rested I think he could be 1:53 mid. Maybe crack 1:53 and go 1:52 high. GO BEARS!

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