2024 Pro Swim Series – Westmont: Live recap of Day 4 finals

2024 Professional Swimming Series – Westmont

The Pro Swim Series concludes in Westmont Saturday night with just three individual events scheduled for the final session: the women's 1,500 freestyle, women's 200 individual, 200 backstroke and 100 freestyle.

Leah Hayes She was best in the women's 200m qualifier this morning by more than two seconds with a 2:13.15 in the heats while Grant House He led the qualifying rounds for the men's 200m marine event (2:01.70). Hugo Gonzalez (2:02.58) and Kieran Smith (2:02.70).

The 200 backstroke should see some interesting battles between them Leah Shackley (2:12.91) and Regan Smith (2:13.24) On the women’s side, both training partners Destin Lasko (2:02.60) and Ryan Murphy (2:03.72) On the men's side.

The meet will conclude with a 100-meter freestyle race Simone Manuel (54.01) and Jack Alexie (48.38) were the best qualifiers for women and men respectively. Caleb Dressel (49.11) He is eyeing his third title this week after already winning the 100 fly and 50 free at Westmont.

Women's 1500 Freestyle – Timed Finals

Top 8:

  1. Big Madden (New York) – 16:09.93
  2. Beatrice Dezoti (Brazil) – 16:30.86
  3. Leticia Fassina Romao (MTC) – 16:39.03
  4. Clark Ness (MAC-NC) – 17:07.76
  5. Maya White (UN-CO) – 17:30.20
  6. Lucy Gutierrez (WESTMR) – 17:24.44
  7. Kylie Nye (CSUB) – 17:28.78
  8. Claire Parsons (UN-IN) – 18:02.16

Big Madden She broke her all-time best by more than a second en route to winning the women's 1,500 freestyle. Touched approximately 11 seconds ahead of Brazil Beatrice Dezzotti (16:30.86) with a winning time of 16:09.93.

Before today, Madden's best time was 16:11.26 since the US Open in December, where she finished second by nearly 25 seconds. Katie Ledecky. Dizotti clocked 16:01.95 at the 2023 World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, where she ultimately finished seventh in the final (16:03.70).

Brazilian colleague Leticia Fassina Romao She was the only other swimmer under 17 minutes at 16:39.03 en route to third place ahead of Clark Ness (17:07.76) and Maya White (17:30.20).

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Men's 1500 Freestyle – Timed Finals

  • World record: 02.31.14 — Sun Yang, China (2012)
  • World junior record: 14:46.09 – Franko Grjic, CRO (2019)
  • American record: 14:31.59 — Bobby FinkUSA (2023)
  • US Open record: 14:42.81 — Bobby FinkUSA (2023)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 14:53.12 – Jordan Wilimowski, USA (2016)

Top 8:

  1. Michael Brinegar (TST-CA) – 15:09.72
  2. Luke Whitlock (Fastin) – 15:12.46
  3. David Johnston (TST-CA) – 15:20.59
  4. Isaac Fleig (Fastin) – 15:24.87
  5. Dylan Burgess Avila (TST-CA) – 15:33.89
  6. Diego Dolio (AZFL) – 15:45.60
  7. Timothy Barbeau (TQ) – 16:01.28
  8. Sati Alzate (MAC-NC) – 16:02.49

California's TST and Indiana's Fishers Area Swim Team (FAST) swept the top five in the men's 1,500 freestyle to confirm they are two of the best long-distance programs in the country.

Tokyo Olympic Michael Brinegar24 years old, has been postponed Luke Whitlock (15:12.46) by two seconds to win the 1500 freestyle with a time of 15:09.72. Brinegar is one of 16 American men to run the event under 15 minutes, with a personal best of 14:59.54 from last summer.

Fluoride commitment Luke WhitlockThe 17-year-old was close to Brinegar in second place with a time of 15:12.46. He was just four seconds away from his best ever performance since December (15:08.09) and more than eight seconds behind the third-place finisher. David Johnston.

Isaac Fleig, who is currently taking a gap year before planning to attend Arizona State in the fall, placed fifth with a time of 15:24.87. He was five seconds away from his personal best of 15:19.90 from winning the Junior Nationals last summer.

23 years old Mexican man Dylan Burgess Avila He rounded out the top five with a time of 15:33.89, not far off his best time (15:28.53) from Pan Ams last October.

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Women's 200 meter individual race – final

  • World record: 2:06.12, Katinka Hoszow (2015)
  • American record: 2:06.15, Ariana Kukors (2009)
  • US Open record: 2:07.09, Kate Douglas (2023)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 2:07.16, McIntosh Summer (2024)

Top 8:

  1. Tori Hosk (AAC) – 2:08.83
  2. Leah Hayes (Tadil) – 2:10.62
  3. Beata Nelson (WISC) – 2:12.49
  4. Billy Andison (Taq) – 2:15.55
  5. Isabelle Odgers (TROJ) – 2:15.94
  6. Makenna DeBever (TNAC) – 2:15.99
  7. Kelsey Zhang (UN-PC) – 2:17.99
  8. Natalia Siqueira Almeida (Brazil) – 2:18.42

Tori Hosk Taking down the highest qualification Leah Hayes (2:10.62) with a personal best time in the 200 IM of 2:08.83 — her third best meet ever after lowering her career marks in the 50 free (24.31) and 100 back (1:00.19).

Hosek's best time before today was 2:09.10 from the US Open, where she placed third behind Alex Walsh (2:08.96) and Kate Douglas (2:08.46).

Hayes, a Virginia commit, reached the wall within two seconds of her best time (2:08.91) of her third-place finish at the 2022 world championships.

Beata Nelson She finished third with a time of 2:12.49, within a second of her lifetime best from 2021 (2:11.55).

Billy Andison (2:15.55), Isabelle Odgers (2:15.94), and McKenna DeBever (2:15.99) is less than half a second behind in the battle for fourth place.

Men's 200 meters – final

  • World record: 1:54.00, Ryan Lochte (2011)
  • American record: 1:54.00, Ryan Lochte (2011)
  • US Open record: 1:54.46, Ryan Lochte (2009)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 1:55.68, Leon Marchand (2023)

Top 8:

  1. Association: Hugo Gonzalez (cal) / Chase Kalish (Sunday) – 1:57.76
  2. Kieran Smith (RAK) – 1:59.52
  3. Grant House (Sunday) – 2:00.13
  4. Gabrielle Jett (UN-PC) – 2:01.32
  5. Mark Zaranek (GSC-FL) – 2:03.28
  6. Vinny Lanza (MTC) – 2:03.47
  7. Noah Shaker (TS) – 2:07.72
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Hugo Gonzalez And Chase Kalish She tied for the 200-meter marine crown with identical times of 1:57.76 in the final. Gonzalez trailed by more than half a second before the final shot, but scored 28.05 free points to catch Kalish (28.69 free points) at the end.

Gonzalez touched his second-best time since 2021 (1:56.31) while Kalish clocked a 1:55.40 at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.

Kieran Smith He was the only other swimmer under two minutes in the final as he took third with a time of 1:59.52, two seconds off his personal best of 1:57.23 from the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Arizona State graduate Grant House He was behind with a time of 2:00.13, within two seconds of his best time (1:58.21) from last summer.

Women's 200 backstroke – final

  • World record: 2:03.14, Kylie McKeown (2023)
  • American record: 2:03.35, Regan Smith (2019)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 2:04.76, Regan Smith (2023)
  • US Open record: 2:03.80, Regan Smith (2023)

Top 8:

  1. Regan Smith (Sunday) – 2:03.99
  2. Ryan White (Wolf) – 2:07.38
  3. Leah Shackley (Bre) – 2:08.87
  4. Justin Murdock (UNH-Illinois) – 2:12.96
  5. Vera Konnick (PPD) – 2:14.89
  6. Lauren Bernardo (MAC-NC) – 2:18.04
  7. Leah Nugent (TQ) – 2:18.84
  8. Callie Dickinson (ABSC) – 2:23.12

Men's 200 backstroke – final

  • World record: 1:51.92, Aaron Pearsall (2009)
  • American record: 1:51.92, Aaron Peirsol (2009)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 1:55.04, Xu Jiayu (2017)
  • US Open record: 1:53.08, Aaron Peirsol (2009)

Top 8:

Women's 100 freestyle – final

  • World record: 51.71 – Sarah Sjostrom (2017)
  • American record: 52.04 – Simone Manuel (2019)
  • Professional Swimming Series record: 53.12 – Sarah Sjostrom (2016)
  • US Open record: 52.54 – Simone Manuel (2018)

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Men's 100 freestyle – final

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