Conger led the way through the 150, but faded on the final 50 as Louisville’s Zach Harting busted out a lifetime best 1:55.11 to take 2nd
Arizona’s Justin Wright, a newly signed pro with A3, brought the thunder tonight.
After breaking the 37-year-old U.S. open Record this morning, Georgia’s Hali Flickinger got the job done in finals
Open water World Champion Jordan Wilimovsky was 3 seconds over his best to win the race in 14:48.89.
Though Nathan Adrian didn’t win the 100 freestyle last night, he’s satisfied with earning another chance to swim it in Tokyo
As usual, Katie Ledecky dominated. She was under American record pace for the first part of the race, but faded off the pace to win in 8:11.98.
Though Indiana’s Zach Apple had the fastest time of the day with his 48.06 from prelims, it was teammate Blake Pieroni who brought home the national title, swimming a lifetime best 48.08
Simone Manuel took over the U.S. Open Record by 3 tenths as she rocked a 52.54, marking the 2nd fastest swim ever done by an American
Watch all the championship final races from Day 1 at the 2018 U.S. National Championships.
I thought it might be nice for viewers to go over all of the press conferences, and pull my personal favorite highlights
Katie Ledecky rounded out the athletes that came to talk with the press today, and she gave us a gentle reminder. It’s not easy being Katie Ledecky
Simone Manuel signed with TYR! Listen to what Simone has to say about that
Nathan had a lot to say about the current doping climate as well, claiming the US as truly holding it’s athletes accountable to the rules they have set into place
Ryan Murphy gave the media some past, present, and future
Chase Kalisz rolled through the media room and discussed his preparation leading into nationals.