Watch Ledecky Swim First Race In A Year: PSS San Antonio Day 1 Race Videos

2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – SAN ANTONIO (MARCH)

Women’s Heat 1 Race Video

Katie Ledecky raced at her first major meet post-lockdown, opening things up with the 1500 freestyle. Ledecky won the event with a 15:42.92 which was a decent amount slower than her current world record of 15:20.48 from back in 2018.

Ashley Twitchell and Erica Sullivan joined Ledecky on the podium, hitting times of 16:04.29 and 16:07.66, respectively.

Men’s Heat 1 Race Video

On the men’s side, Jordan Wilimovsky opened his meet with a 15:15.28 to win the 1500 freestyle. Wilimovsky won the event despite swimming 30 seconds over his PB of 14:45.03 from back in 2016 and the Rio Olympics.

Will Gallant foll0wed Wilimovsky with a 15:20.39 for silver and Marwan El-Kamash hit a 15:27.06 for bronze.

Women’s Heat 2 Race Video

Sandpipers of Nevada teammates Paige Kuwata and Abby Dunford went 1-2 in the B final of the women’s 1500 freestyle. Kuwata got her hand on the first with a 16:28.18 best time, lowering it from a 16:46.63. Dunford followed Kuwata, coming in 11 seconds later in a 16:39.77.

Caroline Pennington rounded out the top three in the heat, touching with a 16:47.08

Final Results – Women’s 1500 Freestyle

  1. Katie Ledecky – 15:42.92
  2.  Ashley Twitchell – 16:04.29
  3.  Erica Sullivan – 16:07.66
  4.  Haley Anderson – 16:11.73
  5.  Leah Smith – 16:11.80
  6.  Ally McHugh – 16:20.27
  7.  Katie Grimes – 16:20.35
  8.  Bella Sims – 16:21.22
  9. Paige Kuwata – 16:28.18
  10. Abby Dunford – 16:39.77
  11. Caroline Pennington – 16:47.08
  12. Sophia Karras – 16:53.07
  13. Rachel Stege – 17:00.56
  14. Ayumi Macias Alba – 17:15.31

Final Results – Men’s 1500 Freestyle

  1. Jordan Wilimovsky – 15:15.28
  2. Will Gallant – 15:20.39
  3. Marwan El-Kamash – 15:27.06
  4. Chris Wieser – 15:31.86
  5. David Heron – 15:51.36
  6. Christian Bayo – 15:54.13

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Mikeh
1 month ago

Sounds insane to say, but I think her head is a little high in the water, and her feet are a little low.