Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

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The final day of the 2022 US National Championships has arrived. On TAB, we have 200 men’s and women’s IMs and 50 freestyles this morning.

Wisconsin Beata Nelson The Longhorn Aquatics’ leah smith She leads the field in the women’s 200 IM with Smith coming out strong in second place in the 400 IM earlier. On the men’s side, it’s Shane Casaswho made the best swim ever in the 100 Fly on Thursday to win the event and become the third-fastest American man ever. Kieran SmithAnd the The Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist in the 400 metres got the second seed but was scratched to focus on tonight’s men’s 800 freestyle final.

Four-time Polish Olympian Katarzina Wasek From Team Rebel Aquatics he is the top seed in 50 free games followed by a two-time US Olympian der Wetzel. They are planted within 0.08 of each other and have a comfortable cushion of 0.24 between them and the rest of the pack. Michael Andrew He takes first place in the men’s 50-time free race by half a second, followed by the recent 50-time world champion Justin Reese. Andrew finished fourth in the Free 50 race in Tokyo and this is his second event of the meet. He’s going to finish fourth in the final of last night’s 100 B breasts.

The fastest qualifying competition for the men’s 800 freestyle and women’s 1500 freestyle will take place in the finals tonight.

200 IM – Prelims

  • World record – 2: 06.12, Katinka Hoszu (2015)
  • American Record – 2: 06.15, Ariana Cokers (2009)
  • US Open Record – 2:07.84, Alex Walsh (2022)
  • LC Nationals record – 2: 08.32, Kathleen Baker (2018)
  • Junior World Record – 2: 08.91, Leah Hayes (2022)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Zoe Hartmann – 2:13.32
  2. Justina Cousin – 2:13.59
  3. leah smith – 2: 13.65
  4. Beata Nelson – 2: 13.91
  5. Ella Nelson – 2: 14.73
  6. Erin Gemmell – 2:15.14
  7. Kayla Hardy – 2:15.33
  8. Zoe Skirball – 2: 15.37 ′

The sixth heat was the hottest this morning as Zoe Hartmann And the Justina Kozan They duel in lanes 4 and 5. They almost tied after the butterfly, but Hartmann took a forward lead on the backstroke (33.59) and breaststroke (38.81), making a 2.25-second lead in the freestyle. Cousin jumped to the bottom of the pool in the ’50s, and counts Hartmann’s lead by spreading 29.70 compared to Hartmann’s final 50 split at 31.68. Hartmann shaved 0.22 of her best time of her life from this meet in 2019 to secure the top spot in the finals. Kozan was about 1.5 seconds away from her best time making her the 12th fastest all-time 17-18 in the event. Watch out for Smith and Beata Nelson Although in the final. Both were entered with 2:11.

Erin Gemmell And the Zoe Skirball He also had the best times of his life to reach Final A. They are now ranked #56 and #66 among the fastest 17-18 year olds ever in the 200 IM. Avery Clamforth And the Kayla Han They advanced in the NAG rankings from 13 to 14, taking the 21st and 22nd places with times of 2:17.21 and 2:17.23, respectively. They are now 26th and 27th on the list of the fastest swimmers ever in their age group.

200 IM – Prelims

  • World record – 1:54.00, Ryan Lochte (2011)
  • American Record – 1:54.00, Ryan Lochte (2011)
  • US Open Record – 1:54.56, Ryan Lochte (2009)
  • LC Nationals record – 1:54.56, Ryan Lochte (2009)
  • Junior world record – 1:56.99, Hubert Koss (2021)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Shane Casas – 1: 57.50
  2. Grant House – 1: 59.17
  3. Kevin Vargas – 2: 00.10
  4. Baylor Nelson – 2: 00.13
  5. Max Litchfield / Ronak Khosla – 2: 00.34
  6. Destin Lascaux – 2: 00.47
  7. Jared Daigle – 2:01.06

Shane Casas He was the fastest 50 split-fly on the field at over half a second (24.17) and the fastest backstroke at around 1.2 seconds (54.19). He held his chest tight (33.50) but had to push himself to the last distance to block the swim at Sun Devil Swimming’s Grant House Which finished the race in a sharp split of 28.87 compared to 29.81 for Casas.

Casas came within 0.8 of the best posted time of his life in April to position himself as the seventh fastest American ever in the event. This was House’s best lifetime swim by .06, surpassing the time he swam in the team’s international trials in April. He was the only swimmer who joined the Casas under the 2:00 mark this morning.

no wish Kevin Vargas He demolished his best time of his life to secure a place in Final A, 1.8 seconds behind his previous best performance from the second wave of 2020 Olympic Trials as he finished 21st in the event.

In particular , rick mehem He was disqualified in the eighth heat

Women’s 50 Freestyle – Prelims

  • World record – 23.67, Sarah Sjostrom (2017)
  • American Record – 23.97, Simone Manuel (2017)
  • US Open Record – 24.08, Pernell Bloom (2019)
  • LC Nationals record – 24.10, Simone Manuel (2018)
  • Junior world record – 24.17, Claire Kerzan (2021)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Katarzina Wasek – 24.56
  2. Gretchen Walsh – 24.65
  3. der Wetzel – 24.97
  4. Gabi Albiero – 25.02.2019
  5. Katie Delov – 25.05
  6. Grace Conti – 25.16
  7. Mia O’Leary – 25.24
  8. Maxine Parker – 25.35.2007

Polish Olympian Wasek came within 0.45 minutes of her entry to secure the lead in tonight’s final. Weitzeil’s fastest time is also 24.1, from her performance at the Tokyo Olympics that ranked her the fifth-fastest American in the event. Gretchen Walsh She nearly matched the best time of her life of 24.53 Trials for the international team in April to finish second. Walsh had her best time as the 14th fastest Americans ever in the event.

In Heat 7, Louisville Gabi Albeiro She defeated another one of her best times to finish fourth in the final. she touched Katie Delov by 03. Tonight’s 50th Freestyle Final is shaping up to be similar to the 2022 US International Teams Trials with repetitive swimmers Walsh, Witzel and Albero.

Men’s 50 Freestyle – Prelims

  • World record – 20.91, Cesar Cielo Filho (2009)
  • American Record – 21.04, Caleb Dressel (2019/2021)
  • US Open Record – 21.04, Caleb Dressel (2021)
  • LC Nationals record – 21.04, Caeleb Dressel (2021)
  • Junior world record – 21.75, Michael Andrew (2017)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Matt King – 21.95
  2. Adam Chaney – 22.12
  3. Jack Dolan – 22.14
  4. Justin Reese – 22.26
  5. Jack Alexey – 22.31
  6. Quentin McCarty – 22.36
  7. Michael Andrew – 22.37
  8. Matthew Jensen – 22.40

Matt King From Cavalier Aquatics is your best seed after breaking 22.00 for the first time and taking 0.39 off his best time of his life from earlier this month. Adam Chaney From Mason Manta Rays he was around .12 from the time he entered while Sun Devil Swimming’s Jack Dolan He beat his seed time by about 0.8.

be aware of Quentin McCarty In the end; He nearly matched his best time of his life since April which put him 9th among the fastest 17-18 players in the event ever. top seed Michael Andrew He qualified for the final “A” in seventh place.

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