Watch Luca Urlando Topple Legendary Phelps 200 Fly NAG (Race Video)

2019 CLOVIS PRO SWIM SERIES

Read the full report on the NAG here.

Originally reported by James Sutherland

MEN’S 200 FLY FINAL

  • Pro Swim Series Record: Li Zhuhao, 2017 – 1:55.29
  • 2020 U.S. Olympic Trial cut: 2:01.19
  1. Luca Urlando, DART, 1:53.84
  2. Justin Wright, FORD, 1:58.61
  3. Ben Miller, TTSC, 2:00.41

17-year-old phenom Luca Urlando produced an absolutely incredible performance in the men’s 200 fly final, soaring to the win by close to five seconds in a new boys 17-18 National Age Group Record of 1:53.84.

The swim lowers an iconic record that had stood since 2003 – Michael Phelps clocked a 1:53.93 in the semi-finals at the 2003 World Championships. Urlando is now the third fastest American in history, only trailing Phelps (1:51.51 – WR) and Tyler Clary (1:53.64), and is 11th all-time.

His previous best time was 1:54.35, done in May at the Mel Zajac International meet in Vancouver. He is now the #3 ranked swimmer in the world this year.

2018 U.S. National Champ Justin Wright was the runner-up in 1:58.61, just off his season-best of 1:57.93.

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Justin Wright

😯😧

Roch

Thank you for your face. This is amazing.

PACFAN

Hahahaha I’m so glad someone made it because I was gonna have to learn how to 😂😂

Taa

Shaving the beard has got to be worth at least 4-5 seconds

ERVINFORTHEWIN

triple LOL😂

BlueCheeseMouse

Oh lol!

Wild Bill

Wow!

Wild Bill

He will only get stronger and faster!

ERVINFORTHEWIN

i can’t imagine the extra muscle volume he will be able to add to his already well build upper body to increase power & endurance ! So much potential is joyful to watch

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