2019 PRO SWIM SERIES – DES MOINES
- March 6th-9th, 2019
- Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines, Iowa
- LCM (50m), Prelims-Finals
- Live Results
- Psych Sheets
- TV/Webcast Info
- Event Schedule
Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
MEN’S 50 BREAST – FINALS
- World: 25.95 7/25/2017 Adam Peaty
- American: 26.76 8/4/2015 Kevin Cordes
- U.S. Open: 26.84 7/27/2018 Michael Andrew
- Jr World: 26.97 4/4/2017 Nicolo Martinenghi
- Pro Swim: 26.97 3/8/2019 Felipe Lima
After nearly losing his U.S. Open record this morning, Michael Andrew was determined to win the 50 breast against Brazilian veteran Felipe Lima. However, it was Lima who threw out fast closing strokes to take out Andrew by 0.04 seconds.
MEN’S 50 FLY – FINALS
- World: 22.27 7/1/2017 Andrii Govorov
- American: 22.76 7/23/2017 Caeleb Dressel
- U.S. Open: 22.91 7/18/2009 Bryan Lundquist
- Jr World: 23.22 8/27/2017 Michael Andrew
- Pro Swim: 23.11 2012 Matt Targett
The top 2 from the 50 fly now have the top 2 times in the world this year. Just minutes after taking second in the 50 breast, Michael Andrew followed up quickly with taking an extra stroke to finish 0.02 seconds ahead of Marius Kusch. Taking third place was Knoxville champ Luiz Martinez, who just cracked the top 10 times in the world.