Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

2022 US SUMMER NATIONALS

WEDNESDAY PRELIMS HEAT SHEET

The second day of the 2022 US Nationals is right here, and with it we have now the 200 free, 200 breast, and 200 again.

Katie Ledecky is slated to compete within the ladies’s 200 free this morning after opting out of the occasion on the World Championships in Budapest. Ledecky put up a string efficiency on the International Team Trials in April, so it will likely be thrilling to see what she has in retailer as we speak.

Fellow World Champs workforce member Ryan White is the highest seed within the ladies’s 200 again, the place she’ll have an opportunity to take down the LCM Nationals Record in addition to the US Open Record.

Similarly, Kieran Smith is the highest seed within the males’s 200 free by a wholesome margin. After his spectacular 200 fly final evening, Cal’s Gabriel Jett can be somebody to maintain a watch out for on this race as properly.

WOMEN’S 200 FREESTYLE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 1:52.98, Federica Pellegrini (2009)
  • American Record – 1:53.61, Allison Schmitt (2012)
  • US Open Record – 1:54.40, Allison Schmitt (2012)
  • LC Nationals Record – 1:54.40, Allison Schmitt (2012)
  • World Junior Record – 1:54.79, Summer McIntosh (2022)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Katie Ledecky – 1:56.75
  2. Erin Gemmell – 1:57.12
  3. Claire Tuggle – 1:58.74
  4. Chloe Stepanek – 1:59.49
  5. Cavan Gormsen – 1:59.56
  6. Natalie Mannion – 1:59.72
  7. Anna Peplowski – 1:59.87
  8. Gemma Cooney – 2:00.14

Unsurprisingly, famous person Katie Ledecky led the sphere this morning, cruising to a 1:56.75. We can count on Ledecky to be at the least a bit sooner tonight, however she put collectively a very nice race this morning nonetheless. After splitting 27.86 on the opening 50, Ledecky break up 29.40, 29.89, and 29.60 respectively, going 57.26 on the first 100, then coming house in 59.49.

Ledecky was pushed by Indiana’s Anna Peplowski early in warmth 7, though she overtook the lead heading into the 100m mark and solely grew it because the race progressed. Peplowski touched in 1:59.87, breaking 2:00 for the first time in her profession.

Commonwealth Swimming’s Natalie Mannion additionally broke 2:00 for the primary time, clocking a 1:59.72 to qualify sixth for the finals.

Swimming in warmth 5, the first of the circle seeded heats, Claire Tuggle clocked a 1:58.74, establishing what was then the highest time of the morning. The swim was a 2022 greatest for Tuggle, additionally coming in not far off her lifetime better of 1:58.21, which has stood because the 2019 Summer Nationals when she was 15.

Nation’s Capital’s Erin Gemmell swam a brand new private better of 1:57.12, turning into the #20 American all-time within the occasion. Gemmell can be subsequent to Ledecky in the course of the pool tonight, with Tuggle on the opposite facet of Ledecky. Overall, tonight’s ‘A’ remaining encompasses a younger area, which might give us a preview of some potential future Team USA 4×200 free relay members.

MEN’S 200 FREESTYLE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 1:42.00, Paul Biedermann (2009)
  • American Record – 1:42.96, Michael Phelps (2008)
  • US Open Record – 1:44.10, Michael Phelps (2008)
  • LC Nationals Record – 1:44.10, Michael Phelps (2008)
  • World Junior Record – 1:43.31, David Popovici (2022)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Jake Magahey – 1:46.88
  2. Kieran Smith – 1:46.90
  3. Luke Hobson – 1:47.13
  4. Grant House – 1:47.27
  5. Jake Mitchell – 1:47.29
  6. Jack Dahlgren – 1:47.69
  7. Patrick Callan – 1:47.98
  8. Kai Taylor – 1:48.39

Texas’ Luke Hobson had a improbable swim this morning, clocking a 1:47.13 to take warmth 7. That swim places Hobson inside 0.2 seconds of his private greatest, setting him up properly for finals tonight as properly. Florida’s Jake Mitchell had an outstanding swim this morning as properly, taking on a second off his private greatest. Mitchell touched 2nd in warmth 7, swimming a 1:47.29.

Grant House had a strong swim as properly, taking warmth 8 in 1:47.27. He pulled away from the sphere on the again half of the race, establishing the X time of the morning.

18-year-old Australian Kai Taylor pushed the tempo within the remaining warmth, however was overtaken on the third 50 by Kieran Smith and Jake Magahey. Touching in 1:46.88, Magahey turned the highest qualifier for tonight’s ‘A’ remaining. Smith was additionally beneath 1:47, clocking a 1:46.90. Taylor would go on to qualify for the ‘A’ remaining with the eighth spot, swimming a 1:48.39 this morning. For Magahey, the swim was a private greatest, marking his first time beneath 1:47 within the occasion.

Great Britain’s Max Litchfield completed ninth this morning, swimming a 1:48.48.

WOMEN’S 200 BREAST STROKE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 2:18.95, Tatjana Schoenmaker (2021)
  • American Record – 2:19.59, Rebecca Soni (2012)
  • US Open Record – 2:20.38, Rebecca Soni (2009)
  • LC Nationals Record – 2:20.38, Rebecca Soni (2009)
  • World Junior Record – 2:19.64, Victoria Gunes (2015)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Mac Looze – 2:27.49
  2. Anna Keating – 2:27.59
  3. Ella Nelson – 2:28.21
  4. Gillian Davey – 2:28.39
  5. Noelle Peplowski – 2:28.44
  6. Josie Panitz – 2:28.71
  7. Abby Hay – 2:29.38
  8. Matilda Smith – 2:29.39

Indiana’s Mac Looze took over the 4th warmth this morning, tearing to a brand new private better of 2:27.49. That swim would stand because the quickest time of the morning by way of the remaining 2 heats, though Virginia’s Anna Keating would scare it within the remaining warmth.

Keating was trailing Indiana’s Noelle Peplowski by way of the primary 150m of the race, however actually turned up the tempo on the ultimate 50, splitting 38.21 coming house. Peplowski pushed the tempo early, stepping into the end 2nd in warmth 6, swimming a brand new private better of 2:28.44, which was good for fifth total this morning.

Another Virginia swimmer, Ella Nelson, representing Nashville Aquatic Club, took third this morning with a 2:28.21. Nelson was the #2 seed coming into the meet, behind solely Keating.

MEN’S 200 BREAST STROKE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 2:05.95, Zac Stubblety-Cook (2022)
  • American Record – 2:07.17, Josh Prenot (2016)
  • US Open Record – 2:07.17, Josh Prenot (2016)
  • LC Nationals Record – 2:07.17, Josh Prenot (2016)
  • World Junior Record – 2:09.39, Haiyang Qin (2017)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

  1. Matt Fallon – 2:09.05
  2. Will Licon – 2:09.86
  3. Caspar Corbeau – 2:09.92
  4. Josh Matheny – 2:10.19
  5. AJ Pouch – 2:10.21
  6. Jake Foster – 2:10.52
  7. Max Reich – 2:11.58
  8. Colin Feehery – 2:12.29

The ninth warmth of the lads’s 200 breast noticed an superior race between Texas’ Caspar Corbeau and Indiana’s Josh Matheny. Corbeau took the early lead, hitting the 100m flip a second forward of Matheny. The 19-year-old Matheny turned on the jets on the ultimate 50, nonetheless, closing the hole rapidly. In the tip, Corbeau touched in 2:09.92, establishing the third quickest time of the morning. Matheny completed in 2:10.19, marking his quickest efficiency since he swam his private better of 2:09.40 again in 2019.

Heat 10 noticed Matt Fallon practically take down his private greatest, tearing to a 2:09.05 to clock the highest time of the morning. Fallon put collectively an distinctive race, splitting 1:03.11 on the first 100 earlier than coming house in 1:05.94. He tacked on a blistering 32.54 on the third 50. Fallon’s private greatest sits at 2:08.91. AJ Pouch clipped his private greatest to complete 2nd in warmth 10, posting a 2:10.19.

Will Licon took the final warmth in 2:09.86, posting the 2nd quickest swim of the morning.

WOMEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 2:03.35, Regan Smith (2019)
  • American Record – 2:03.35, Regan Smith (2019)
  • US Open Record – 2:05.08, Phoebe Bacon (2022)
  • LC Nationals Record – 2:05.68, Missy Franklin (2013)
  • World Junior Record – 2:03.35, Regan Smith (2019)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

MEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – PRELIMS

  • World Record – 1:51.92, Aaron Peirsol (2009)
  • American Record – 1:51.92, Aaron Peirsol (2009)
  • US Open Record – 1:53.08, Aaron Peirsol (2009)
  • LC Nationals Record – 1:53.08, Aaron Peirsol (2009)
  • World Junior Record – 1:55.14, Kliment Kolesnikov (2017)

Top 8 Qualifiers:

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