Will Gallant Describes Why He Jives So Well with the 1500

2022 US SUMMER NATIONALS

Reported by Michael Hamann.

MEN’S 1500 FREESTYLE

  • World Record – 14:31.02, Sun Yang (2012)
  • American Record – 14:36.70, Bobby Finke (2022)
  • U.S. Open Record – 14:45.54, Peter Vanderkaay (2008)
  • LC Nationals Record – 14:45.54, Peter Vanderkaay (2008)
  • World Junior Record – 14:46.09, Franko Grgic (2019)

Top 8 finishers:

  1. Will Gallant (Wolfpack): 14:57.08
  2. David Johnston (The Swim Team): 15:02.37
  3. Alec Mander (Australia): 15:19.35
  4. Daniel Matheson (Scottsdale): 15:19.99
  5. Matthew Galea (Australia): 15:20.58
  6. Mikey Calvillo (Indiana Swim Club): 15:22.38
  7. Chris Nagy (Minnesota): 15:22.49
  8. Elliot Rogerson (Australia):15:26.68

NC State undergrad posted a massive swim in tonight’s final heat, dropping over 14 seconds from his lifetime best to win in 14:57.08. Gallant swam a masterfully paced race, with his final 5 100 splits all coming under 1:00, closing in a 58.8 to secure his first time under 15:00. He also becomes the 13th fastest American of all time.

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Will Gallant Superfan
1 month ago

That is an absolute hunk of a man

Breezeway
1 month ago

Great swim! 🐺

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