2024 Pro Swim Series – Westmont: Live recap of Day 3 finals

2024 Professional Swimming Series – Westmont

Night three of the 2024 Pro Swim Series stop has arrived in Westmont with the finals of the 200 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 breaststroke and 400 freestyle on the schedule tonight.

This means top-ranked Olympic medalists such as Regan Smith, Wetzel Monastery, Lily KingAnd Kieran Smith It will be all in business Friday night. Smith faces the 200 fly/100 backstroke double during this session.

We should also see some interesting battles tonight in the men's 100m Justin Reese (54.50) and Ryan Murphy (55.12) and in the men's 50 freestyle between Jack Alexie (22.28), Ryan Heald (22.48), and Caleb Dressel (22.65). Wednesday Champion 800 free Claire Weinsteinwill try to postpone Big Madden (4:13.69) in the 400 freestyle.

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Women's 200 butterfly – final

  • World record: Zijie Liu – 2:01.81 (2009)
  • American registry: Regan Smith — 2:03.87 (2023)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Summer McIntosh – 2:05.05 (2023)
  • US Open Record: Regan Smith — 2:03.87 (2023)

Top 8:

  1. Regan Smith (Sunday) – 2:04.80
  2. Dakota Luther (Texas) – 2:08.94
  3. Leah Shackley (Bre) – 2:12.03
  4. Kelsey Zhang (UN-PC) – 2:12.49
  5. Leah Gingrich (CA) – 2:12.87
  6. Callie Dickinson (ABSC) – 2:15.01
  7. Haley Halsall (UNH-Illinois) – 2:18.19
  8. Hana Shimizu Powers (UNH-IL) – 2:20.65

Regan Smith She was under her American record pace at the 150-meter mark, fading down the stretch but still dominating the 200 fly final by more than four seconds with a winning time of 2:04.80. This brand could have won the world title last month by more than two seconds. Take down Smith McIntosh SummerHe set his Pro Swim Series record (2:05.05) from last year in the process. She will return to the pool in a few events for the 100 backstroke final.

Dakota Luther She finished second with a time of 2:08.94, two seconds off her personal best of 2:06.79 from last summer. Leah Shackleya 17-year-old NC State commit, narrowly missed her lifetime best (2:11.93 from last July) with her third-place effort of 2:12.03.

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Kelsey Zhang16, finished fourth with a time of 2:12.49, one-tenth off her personal best of 2:12.40 from last July.

Men's 200 Butterfly – Final

  • World record: Christoph Milak – 1:50.34 (2022)
  • American record: Michael Phelps – 1:51.51 (2009)
  • Pro Swimming Series record: Luca Orlando – 1:53.84 (2019)
  • US Open record: Michael Phelps – 1:52.20 (2008)

Top 8:

  1. Luca Orlando (DART) – 1:56.25
  2. Chase Kalish (Sunday) – 1:56.67
  3. Dare Rose (Cal) – 1:57.54
  4. Zach Harting (card) – 1:57.65
  5. Nick Albero (MTC) – 1:58.34
  6. Aaron Shakeel (CSC-IN) – 1:59.45
  7. Jack Dahlgren (TRI) – 2:00.81

DQ – Thomas Hillman (CA-Y)

Luca Orlando He posted the fastest 200 fly since his shoulder surgery in 2022, holding off Chase Kalish (1:56.67) with a winning time of 1:56.25. Orlando has a best time of 1:53.84 from 2019 while Kalish ran the fastest time of 1:54.79 in 2017.

Dare Rose (1:57.54) He reached the wall about a tenth ahead Zach Harting (1:57.65) for third place. Zach Harting (1:57.65), Nick Albero (1:58.34), and Aaron Shackle (1:59.45) rounded out the rest of the winners by 2:00 in the A final. Gabrielle Jett (1:59.26) and Philly Civic (1:59.90) also broke the two-minute barrier in the B final.

Women's 50 Freestyle – Final

  • World record: Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden) – 23.61 (2023)
  • American record: Kate Douglas (USA) – 23.91 (2024)
  • Pro Swim Series record: Sarah Sjöström (Sweden) – 24.17 (2016)
  • US Open Record: Abby Wetzel (USA) – 24.00 (2023)

Top 8:

  1. Tori Hosk (AC) – 24.31
  2. Simone Manuel (Sunday) – 24.49
  3. Olivia Smoliga (Sunday) – 24.69
  4. Wetzel Monastery (CAL) – 24.78
  5. Katie DeLove (New York) – 24.82
  6. Beata Nilsson (WISC) – 25.11
  7. Erica Connolly (TNAQ) – 25.21
  8. Brook Book (BASA) – 25.35

Tori Hosk She matched a tenth of her all-time best at the US Open last winter to win the 50 freestyle title (24.31), ahead of the 2016 Olympic medalist. Simone Manuel (24.49). Huske will be back in the pool soon to claim a double in the 100 metres.

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It was Manuel's fastest time since the U.S. Olympic Trials in 2021. She outpaced a Sun Devil training partner Olivia Smoliga (24.69) for third place. Top seeds Wetzel Monastery She finished fourth with a time of 24.78, a few tenths slower than during her second-place finish at the Pro Swim Series stop in Knoxville two months ago (24.57).

Katie DeLove27, was the only other swimmer under 25 seconds in the A final at 24.82 for fifth place.

Men's 50 freestyle – final

  • World record: Cesar Cielo Filho (Brazil) – 20.91 (2009)
  • American registry: Caleb Dressel (USA) – 21.04 (2019)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Caleb Dressel (USA) – 21.51 (2020)
  • US Open Record: Caleb Dressel (USA) – 21.04 (2021)

Top 8:

  1. Caleb Dressel (GSC-Florida) – 21.84
  2. Santo Condorelli (Deutsche Mark) – 21.89
  3. Jack Alexie (UN-PC) – 21.90
  4. Abdul Rahman Al-Arabi (ND) – 22.31
  5. Ryan Heald (New York) – 22.32
  6. Alberto Mestre (UN-FL) – 22.36
  7. Lucas Peixoto (MTC) – 22.37
  8. Andrei Barna (card) – 22.44

Reigning Olympic champion Caleb Dressel He overcame a false start block and a malfunctioning timing system to claim the 50th free title in 21.84, barely touching Santo Condorelli (21.89) and Jack Alexie (21.90) at the end. And there was added drama at the end when the board went empty, leaving the swimmers scratching their heads on the deck for about five minutes before the results were finally announced over the loudspeaker.

Dressel's winning time was the fastest since he stopped playing the sport for nearly a year, besting the 21.99 seconds he achieved at the US Open last winter. The starting block almost came apart completely when he exploded forward at the start of tonight's race.

Notre Dame Alumni Transfer Abdul Rahman Al Arabi He finished fourth with a time of 22.31, shaving one-hundredth of a second off his all-time best from 2021.

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Women's 100 backstroke – final

  • World record: Kylie McKeown (Australia) – 57.33 (2023)
  • American registry: Regan Smith (USA) – 57.57 (2019)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Regan Smith (USA) – 57.90 (2023)
  • US Open Record: Regan Smith (USA) – 57.71 (2023)

Top 8:

  1. Regan Smith (Sunday) – 57.64
  2. Leah Shackley (Bre) – 59.76
  3. Ryan White (Wolf) – 1:00.12
  4. Tori Hosk (AK) – 1:00.19
  5. Taylor Rack (Sunday) – 1:00.30
  6. Justin Murdock (UNH-Illinois) – 1:01.79
  7. Rebecca Sutton (SW) – 1:02.96
  8. Tierney Lenahan (Wild) – 1:03.25

Men's 100 backstroke – final

  • World record: Thomas Cicon (ITA) – 51.60 (2022)
  • American registry: Ryan Murphy (USA) – 51.85 (2016)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: David Plummer (USA) – 52.40 (2016)
  • US Open Record: Aaron Peirsol (USA) – 51.94 (2009)

Top 8:

Women's 200 Breaststroke – Final

  • World record: Evgenia Chikunova (Russia) – 2:17.55 (2023)
  • American record: Kate Douglas (USA) – 2:19.30 (2024)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Annie Lazor (USA) – 2:20.77 (2019)
  • US Open Record: Rebecca Soni (USA) – 2:20.38 (2009)

Top 8:

Men's 200 breaststroke – final

  • World record: Chen Haiyang (China) – 2:05.48 (2023)
  • American record: Josh Prenot (USA) – 2:07.17 (2016)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Jake Foster (USA) – 2:08.23 (2023)
  • US Open Record: Josh Prenot (USA) – 2:07.17 (2016)

Top 8:

Women's 400 freestyle – preliminary heats

  • World record: Ariarne Titmus – 3:55.38 (2023)
  • American record: Katie Ledecky – 3:56.46 (2016)
  • Pro Swim Series Record: Katie Ledecky – 3:57.94 (2018)
  • US Open record: Katie Ledecky – 3:57.94 (2018)

Top 8:

Men's 400 freestyle – final

  • World record: Paul Biedermann – 3:40.07 (2009)
  • American record: Larsen Jensen – 3:42.78 (2008)
  • Professional Swimming Series Record: Sun Yang – 3:43.55 (2016)
  • US Open record: Larsen Jensen – 3:43.53 (2008)

Top 8:

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