Urlando: “Going into this meet I didn’t get a lot of rest” (Video)

2019 US NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.

MEN’S 200 BUTTERFLY – FINAL

  • World Record: Kristof Milak (Hungary), 2019, 1:50.73
  • World Junior Record: Kristof Milak (Hungary), 2017, 1:53.79
  • U.S. Open Record: Michael Phelps (USA), 2008, 1:52.20
  • Olympic Trials Cut: 2:01.19

TOP 3

  1. GOLD: Luca Urlando (DART), 1:54.92
  2. SILVER: Miles Smachlo (MICH), 1:55.94
  3. BRONZE: Nicolas Albiero (UOFL), 1:56.05

Luca Urlando was just over a second shy of his best time from earlier this year, but still a second ahead of the field as he took the win here in 1:54.92. Miles Smachlo dropped another second from his best time set in prelims, out-touching Nicolas Albiero 1:55.94 to 1:56.05. Albiero’s time was a best by over half a second.

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M L

Rowdy said Urlando is only 5’7″-5’8″. That seems… false.

Daeleb Cressel

He’s about 5’11 I believe

M L

I mean he’s impressive no matter what, but if he’s under 6′ that’s especially cool

Swimmomtoo

Then the question now should be “How tall are his parents?”

Phil McDade

5’9″ from reports from campus recruit visits

Samuel Huntington

I’d guess a 1:53 low is coming

Flurpy

I’d love to see him drop and 1:53 low and take that world junior record before he turns 18……..Gives me hope of eventually seeing that 200 fly WR come back to the US..eventually

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