Watch Ross Dant go 14:50.97 in the mile, along with several other races, from night five of the 2018 YMCA Nationals.
Dant was a tier above the rest in the mile, clocking a 14:50.97 to slice over six seconds off of his own national record from last year. He now ranks 24th in 17-18 history in this event.
Watch Brendan Burns become the 2nd-fastest 15-16 all-time in the 100 back.
Watch 15-year-old David Curtiss go 19.75 in the 50 free, and Leah Braswell win the 500 by 3 seconds.
Tri-Hampton YMCA’s David Curtiss won the men’s 50 free tonight at the 2018 YMCA Short Course National Championships, posting a personal best of 19.75.
Brendan Burns dropped a new personal best in the 200 free, leading off the Upper Main Line YMCA men’s 800 free relay in 1:36.01.
Braswell’s best time coming into the meet was 4:19.21, which she swam at last year’s Y Nats. She dropped a 4:15.78 in prelims, which was already a decent drop, until she dropped almost another 7 seconds in finals.
Burns jumps from the #4 to #2 performer of all-time.
Night two of the 2018 YMCA National Championships featured a huge swim from Door County’s Maxwell McHugh, who lowered his own meet record with a 1:53.59 in the 200 breast.
On the girls’ side, it was Leah Braswell of York and York County YMCA for the win in 9:45.33.
Brendan Burns, above, already ranks 4th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the 100 yard fly, and won Pennsylvania state titles in both the 100 fly and 100 back earlier this year.
Maxwell McHugh went a lifetime best and took the 200 breast win, while 14-year-old Matt Fallon had an impressive swim to take 2nd.
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