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WATCH: Race Videos From The 2021 January Pro Swim Series
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Jan. 20, 2021 — Several race videos from last weekend’s multi-site Pro Swim Series have been released on USA Swimming’s streaming page , and you can watch select ones embedded below. The race videos are on YouTube, but they’re currently unlisted, so you can’t simply find them by going to USA Swimming’s YouTube channel. Check out the ‘A’ finals from both San Antonio and Richmond currently available below, and go to this link to find additional ‘B’ finals . Currently, the majority of races available from San Antonio are from Saturday and Sunday finals, while Richmond’s options are only from Saturday. ...
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2021 TYR Pro Swim Series: Ryan Murphy Completes Backstroke Double; Isabelle Stadden Notches Strong 200 Back
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Jan. 18, 2021 — 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series: Ryan Murphy Completes Backstroke Double; Isabelle Stadden Notches Strong 200 Back The way Ryan Murphy looked in his prime events over the weekend, it is clear the reigning Olympic champion in both backstroke events is ready to pursue repeats in Tokyo . One night after posting an excellent January performance in the 100 backstroke, Murphy claimed victory in the 200 back while racing at the San Antonio stop of the TYR Pro Swim Series. Competing in a field that featured only four swimmers, due to minimal entries and scratches, Murphy pushed himself to a winning ...

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2021 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
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Jan. 17, 2021 — The final night from the San Antonio Pro Swim should be another exciting one — though there will be a few sparsely populated heats. World record holder Regan Smith has scratched out of the women’s 200 back, as has Emma Weyant , leaving just six swimmers in that event tonight. Phoebe Bacon and Isabelle Stadden come in as the top two seeds. Will Grant has also dropped out of the men’s 200 back, meaning just four will contest that race, though it remains intriguing with Ryan Murphy , Shaine Casas and Austin Katz in the field. Other key matchups to watch for tonight include Abbey Weitzei ...

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2021 Pro Swim Series – Richmond: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
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Jan. 17, 2021 — Tonight is the last finals session of the 2021 January Pro Swim Series in Richmond. The timed finals of the men’s and women’s 1500 free, followed by the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free will be contested this evening. After topping the women’s 400 free both here in Richmond and in the overall PSS results, 31-year-old veteran Ashley Twichell of TAC Titans will be featured in the women’s 1500 free timed finals. The women’s 100 free will feature last night’s 50 free champion Catie DeLoof while the men’s 100 free is stacked with sprint standouts Justin Ress ...

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Alexander, Nelson Scratch 200 IM Final in Favor of 200 Back at Richmond PSS
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Jan. 17, 2021 — Nick Alexander from Team Triumph and Baylor Nelson from SwimMAC Carolina finished 1-2 in heats of the men’s 200 IM this morning but they also came in 1st and 4th, respectively, in the 200 back. They both scratched out of the IM final in order to focus on the backstroke. In fact, seven of the 14 prelims swimmers in the men’s 200 IM will not be present tonight, with Aayush Deshpande (#7), Dylan Rhee (#11), Chris Balbo (#12), Ben Skopic (#13), and Cam Abaqueta (#14) also pulling out of the final. Kay Sargent of Wolfpack Elite was the only scratch out of the women’s 200 IM; she was 9th i ...
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World Record Holder Regan Smith Scratches 200 Back Final in San Antonio
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Jan. 17, 2021 — World record-holder Regan Smith from Riptide scratched the 200 back final after placing 3rd in prelims this morning. This decision comes after she won the 100 back final on Saturday, out-touching Olivia Smoliga by less than .20. Smith is entered in no other events tonight. Likewise, on the men’s side, Will Grant of Veritas scratched the 200 back final after decisively winning the prelims heat by a second and a half. He came within 2 seconds of his lifetime best from the U.S. Open (1:59.52), which is the 2nd fastest time swam by an American this season. With only 5 men entered in the ...

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2021 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap (Combined)
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Jan. 17, 2021 — Due to a light three-event slate on Sunday morning, the men’s and women’s prelims will be combined for the first time in San Antonio. Things will get underway at 11 a.m. Central time. The final day of competition will feature the 200 IM, 200 back and 100 free, with timed final heats in the 1500 free swimming during tonight’s finals session. On the men’s side, we’ve got an interesting matchup in Heat 2 of the 200 IM, where three winners from the meet — Kieran Smith , Shaine Casas and Carson Foster — will all faceoff. 400 IM winner Chase Kalisz will headline the third and final heat. C ...

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2021 Pro Swim Series - Richmond: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap
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Jan. 17, 2021 — It’s the fourth and final day of the 2021 Pro Swim Series kick-off, with prelims of the 200 IM, 100 free and 200 back slated for this morning. TIDE Swimming’s Samantha Tadder led prelims this morning in the women’s 200 IM, going 2:18.09. Breaststroke standouts Emily Escobedo and Miranda Tucker both joined her under 2:19, going 2:18.77 and 2:18.91, respectively. There was no Zoe Dixon , the 400 IM champion Friday night, as she’s focused on the 200 back today. After a 53.3 100m back last night that was the fastest time in both Richmond and San Antonio, Justin Ress will tackle the 100 free today.

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Carr Breaks Murphy's Pac-12 Meet Record with 1:37 200 Back, #9 All-Time
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March 8, 2020 — Cal’s Daniel Carr made history on Saturday night at the men’s 2020 Pac-12 Championships. Carr, a junior, dropped nearly a second to win the 200 back, breaking 1:38 for the first time in 1:37.87. It was his 2nd title of the meet, as he also won the 200 IM in a lifetime best on Thursday. He was the silver medalist in the 100 back. Carr’s Splits Carr’s time took down the former Pac-12 Record, which stood at a 1:38.07 done by Cal’s Ryan Murphy in 2017. Murphy was a 4-time NCAA Champion in the event.
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2020 Men's Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
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March 8, 2020 — The 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships concludes tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, platform diving, and 400 free relay. Cal has pretty much locked up the title at this point, with Arizona State in good position to take 2nd. Arizona and Stanford have an outside shot to take that runner-up spot. Arizona’s Brooks Fail will swim a double tonight as the top seed in the mile and the 3rd seed in the 200 fly. Cal’s Zheng Quah (200 fly) and Bryce Mefford (200 back) look to defend titles, but teammates Trenton Julian (20 ...
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2020 Men's Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap
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March 7, 2020 — The final prelims session of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships take place on Saturday morning, with swimmers set to compete in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly. The mile will be swum as timed finals in the afternoon, with the fastest 8 seeds swimming at the beginning of finals.
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Grant Shoults | Reece Whitley | Michael Jensen | Daniel Roy | Ivan Puskovitch | Jason Louser | Sean Grieshop | Alexei Sancov | Hugo Gonzalez | Andrew Matejka | Colby Mefford | Brooks Taner | Quah Zheng Wen | Daniel Carr | Ryan Hoffer | Trenton Julian | Johannes Calloni | Bryce Mefford | Jack Dolan | Andy Song | Alex Liang | Victor Johansson | Alexander Colson | Ben Olszewski | Brooks Fail | Carter Swift | Cody Bybee | Evan Carlson | Jack Edgemond | Liam O'Haimhirgin | Tyler Klawiter | Marin Ercegovic | Paweł Sendyk | Thomas Anderson | Etay Gurevich | Brennan Pastorek | Sam Iida | Hank Poppe | Brendan Meyer | Jonathan (Jon) Cook | Karl Arvidsson

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TYR Pro Series: Regan Smith Snares Win in 200 Backstroke, NAG in 100 Fly
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March 7, 2020 — Regan Smith, the teenage phenom, flourished on Friday night at the USA Swimming TYR Pro Series stop in Des Moines, Iowa. She competed in the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly in her latest tuneup competition for the United States Olympic Trials.
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2020 M. Pac-12s Day 4: Hugo Gonzalez Scratches 200 Breast in Favor of 200 Back
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March 7, 2020 — The final prelims session of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships take place on Saturday morning, with swimmers set to compete in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly. The mile will be swum as timed finals in the afternoon, with the fastest 8 seeds swimming at the beginning of finals. Cal’s Hugo Gonzalez has scratched the 200 breast in favor of the 200 back on Saturday.
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Grant Shoults | Reece Whitley | Michael Jensen | Daniel Roy | Ivan Puskovitch | Jason Louser | Sean Grieshop | Alexei Sancov | Hugo Gonzalez | Andrew Matejka | Colby Mefford | Brooks Taner | Quah Zheng Wen | Daniel Carr | Ryan Hoffer | Trenton Julian | Johannes Calloni | Bryce Mefford | Jack Dolan | Andy Song | Alex Liang | Victor Johansson | Alexander Colson | Ben Olszewski | Brooks Fail | Carter Swift | Cody Bybee | Evan Carlson | Jack Edgemond | Liam O'Haimhirgin | Tyler Klawiter | Marin Ercegovic | Paweł Sendyk | Thomas Anderson | Etay Gurevich | Brennan Pastorek | Sam Iida | Hank Poppe | Brendan Meyer | Jonathan (Jon) Cook | Karl Arvidsson

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Tornqvist Downs Pool Record with 1:41 200 Back on Day 3 of Virginia Tech Invite
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Feb. 10, 2020 — Sam Tornqvist set a new Pool Record in the 200 back. His 1:41.70 was within a second of his best and eclipsed the 6-year-old record by a second.
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Texas Men Smash 12 Pool Records, Post Multiple 45s in 100 Back vs. SMU
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Feb. 8, 2020 — Overall, 12 Pool Records were broken by the Longhorns: the 200 medley relay, 50/100/200/500/1000 free 100/200 back, 100 breast,100/200 fly, and 200 free relay
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Munoz Opens 2020 Catalonia Open With New 50 Fr Meet Record
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Jan. 16, 2020 — Night one of the 2020 Catalonia Open Championships featured prelim swimming for both the men's and women's 400 free, 100 fly, 100 breast, 200 back, 50 free, 200 IM and 4x100 free.
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ZUMO Performance of the Week: Regan Smith Breaks Baker’s American Record
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March 12, 2019 — This week’s ZUMO Performance of the Week goes to Regan Smith for her American record in the 200 back at the 2019 Cary Sectionals.
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