Canadian Nationals Results: Richard Funk Wins Wire-To-Wire in 100 Breast Final

VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 3. AFTER finishing third at the NCAA championships in the 100 breast, Richard Funk’s chances of winning the event at the Canadian long course nationals was not in question. But how fast would he swim?

Funk, who represented Michigan cruised to a 1:01.43 for the win by a body length over Matthew Ackman, who posted a 1:02.13 for second. Lyam Dias, who swam for Purdue last week at NCAAs, was third with a 1:02.31.

Funk was well off the automatic selection time of 1:00.44, which is faster than his lifetime best of 1:00.87.

Event 14 Men 100 LC Meter Breaststroke
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Sponsor: Times Colonist
World: w 58.46 7/29/2012 Cameron van der Burgh, RSA
Canadian: n 59.85 7/28/2012 Scott Dickens, VAND
Meet: m 1:00.23 7/8/2009 Scott Dickens, UBCD
Meet Qualifying: 1:06.17
Name Year Team Prelims Finals FINA
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=== A – Final ===

1 Funk, Richard 92 KEYANO 1:01.46 1:01.43 861
28.79 1:01.43 (32.64)
2 Ackman, Matthew 96 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 1:02.79 1:02.13 833
29.33 1:02.13 (32.80)
3 Dias, Lyam 93 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 1:02.57 1:02.31 825
29.22 1:02.31 (33.09)
4 Block, Jason 89 UCSC 1:02.56 1:02.44 820
29.28 1:02.44 (33.16)
5 Dergousoff, Jam 96 CHENA SWIM CLUB 1:03.39 1:02.49 818
29.83 1:02.49 (32.66)
6 Poznikoff, Andr 87 SIMON FRASER AQU 1:03.23 1:03.08 795
29.28 1:03.08 (33.80)
7 Holson, Sergey 94 UBCD/UBCT 1:03.42 1:03.12 794
29.23 1:03.12 (33.89)
8 Perron, Dillon 91 UMAN 1:03.48 1:03.35 785
29.84 1:03.35 (33.51)

=== B – Final ===

9 *Kozlovskij, Ig 92 LTU 1:02.31 1:02.11 833
29.03 1:02.11 (33.08)
10 McGinnis, Ryder 97 KEYANO 1:04.15 1:02.97 800
29.61 1:02.97 (33.36)
11 Guest, James 96 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 1:03.84 1:03.44 782
29.90 1:03.44 (33.54)
12 *Ganiel, Imri 92 UNAT-US 1:03.62 1:03.75 771
29.80 1:03.75 (33.95)
13 Bujold, Antoine 95 POINTE-CLAIRE SW 1:03.93 1:03.89 766
29.97 1:03.89 (33.92)
14 Naisby, Jonatha 93 SHER 1:04.00 1:03.94 764
29.78 1:03.94 (34.16)
15 Kostiuk, Nick 93 KEYANO 1:03.90 1:04.42 747
30.07 1:04.42 (34.35)
16 Deret, Kevin 89 C.S.Q. 1:04.02 1:04.46 745
30.43 1:04.46 (34.03)

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