Nathan Adrian
Courtesy of: Azaria Basile
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MESA, Arizona, April 25. SPRINT star Nathan Adrian sizzled in the men's 50-meter free with a top five time in the world at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa.

Adrian popped a 21.73 to move to fifth in the SwimVortex world rankings, bettering his 21.89 from the Austin stop of the Arena Grand Prix. Phoenix Swim Club's Roland Schoeman touched second in 22.19, just off his best of 22.09 from the South African Nationals. NYAC's Josh Schneider earned third in 22.24.


NYAC's Jimmy Feigen (22.55), California's Anthony Ervin (22.57), PASA's Alex Coville (22.65), Azura's Renzo Tjon A Joe (22.84) and SwimAtlanta's Karl Krug (22.92) also competed in the finale.



1 Adrian, Nathan 25 California Aquat 22.75 21.73 891
r:+0.73
2 Schoeman, Rolan 33 Phoenix Swim Clu 22.43 22.19 836
r:+0.65
3 Schneider, Josh 26 New York Athleti 22.70 22.24 831
r:+0.69
4 Feigen, Jimmy 24 New York Athleti 22.94 22.55 797
r:+0.78
5 Ervin, Anthony 32 California Aquat 22.59 22.57 795
r:+0.64
6 Coville, Alex 25 Palo Alto Stanfo 22.90 22.65 786
r:+0.70
7 Tjon A Joe, Ren 18 Azura Florida Aq 22.91 22.84 767
r:+0.67
8 Krug, Karl 24 SwimAtlanta-GA 22.89 22.92 759
r:+0.67