Smith’s 1:59.38 showing lowers his previous PB of 1:59.56, set way back at the 2017 World Juniors, and ranks him 13th in the world this season.
Kathleen Baker: “First time in a hot second that my freestyle leg was faster than my backstroke” (Video)
Baker finished in 2:10.30, moving past Cox to become the 2nd-fastest swimmer in the world this year, with only Kaylee McKeown (2:08.23) ahead of her
Abbey Weitzeil put up solid performances in San Antonio, taking a win in the 50 free and claiming 2nd behind Olivia Smoliga in the 100 free
Zach Apple began to close on him down the stretch and employed his patented straight arm technique over the closing meters.
More Video Interview
Murphy becomes the 6th-fastest man in the world with a 1:56.82. The fastest Murphy has ever been in January came in 2016 at 1:55.99.
Smoliga admits she expected to break 2:00 in the 200 free in San Antonio, and that swimming 3 of them in 1 day was more of a mental challenge than anything
Kieran Smith put on a dominant display in the final of the men’s 400 free. “I like a little bit of pressure,” he said post-race, “Pressure makes diamonds.”
Coming off her 200 fly victory earlier, Smith held nothing back opening up, splitting 28.44 at the 50 before holding off the two Olympians down the stretch
Post-race, Murphy said: “I’m the most bought into my training plan as long as I’ve been at Cal,” which is a scary proposition for the rest of the world.
After winning the 200 free last night, Kieran Smith commented that he feels as fit as he ever has after a long fall of hard Florida training
2018 U.S. national champ Ally McHugh took control of the women’s 400 IM early on the breaststroke leg and never looked back, soaring to victory in 4:41.90
Coming off of his standout ISL season, Nic Fink picks up the win here in the men’s 100 breast in 1:00.84, pulling away from the pack over the last 25 meters.
Copy and paste the code below into your web editor to embed this category's top swimming stories into your website.
Here's how the widget will display on your site:Video Interview Swimming News by SwimSwam