Connor Jaeger Dominates 1500 Free in Austin

Photo Courtesy: Maria Dobysheva

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Club Wolverine’s Connor Jaeger won the men’s 1500-meter freestyle going away at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Austin.

Jaeger clocked a time of 15:06.24 for the win, pulling away from the field throughout the swim.

NCAP’s Andrew Gemmell placed second with a time of 15:14.18, while Ous Mellouli grabbed third with a 15:19.94 from the earlier timed final heats.

Great Britain’s Tobias Robinson (15:22.23), N.C. State’s Anton Ipsen (15:25.51), The Woodlands’ Michael McBroom (15:25.84), Mexico’s Jacob Vargas (15:28.93) and Azura Florida’s Arturo Perez Vertti (15:32.34) also made the top eight in the timed final event.

  1 Jaeger, Connor   24 Club Wolverine   14:41.20   15:06.24        
             28.24        58.74 (30.50)
        1:29.56 (30.82)     2:00.43 (30.87)
        2:31.13 (30.70)     3:02.16 (31.03)
        3:32.51 (30.35)     4:03.16 (30.65)
        4:33.58 (30.42)     5:03.97 (30.39)
        5:34.22 (30.25)     6:04.52 (30.30)
        6:34.77 (30.25)     7:05.05 (30.28)
        7:35.15 (30.10)     8:05.10 (29.95)
        8:35.17 (30.07)     9:05.26 (30.09)
        9:35.48 (30.22)    10:05.78 (30.30)
       10:35.97 (30.19)    11:06.20 (30.23)
       11:36.59 (30.39)    12:06.95 (30.36)
       12:37.39 (30.44)    13:07.77 (30.38)
       13:37.93 (30.16)    14:07.98 (30.05)
       14:37.92 (29.94)    15:06.24 (28.32)
  2 Gemmell, Andrew  24 Nation's Capital 15:07.82   15:14.18        
             28.82        59.54 (30.72)
        1:30.45 (30.91)     2:01.32 (30.87)
        2:32.00 (30.68)     3:02.83 (30.83)
        3:33.29 (30.46)     4:03.82 (30.53)
        4:34.44 (30.62)     5:05.11 (30.67)
        5:35.54 (30.43)     6:06.06 (30.52)
        6:36.57 (30.51)     7:07.13 (30.56)
        7:37.62 (30.49)     8:08.22 (30.60)
        8:38.67 (30.45)     9:09.25 (30.58)
        9:39.68 (30.43)    10:10.10 (30.42)
       10:40.62 (30.52)    11:10.99 (30.37)
       11:41.48 (30.49)    12:12.02 (30.54)
       12:42.86 (30.84)    13:13.45 (30.59)
       13:44.13 (30.68)    14:14.81 (30.68)
       14:45.27 (30.46)    15:14.18 (28.91)
  3 Mellouli, Ous    31 UN/Unattached    15:18.02   15:19.94        
             28.49        59.23 (30.74)
        1:30.25 (31.02)     2:01.30 (31.05)
        2:32.24 (30.94)     3:03.24 (31.00)
        3:34.06 (30.82)     4:04.98 (30.92)
        4:35.90 (30.92)     5:06.77 (30.87)
        5:37.35 (30.58)     6:07.95 (30.60)
        6:38.56 (30.61)     7:09.01 (30.45)
        7:39.49 (30.48)     8:10.15 (30.66)
        8:40.87 (30.72)     9:11.67 (30.80)
        9:42.44 (30.77)    10:13.33 (30.89)
       10:44.35 (31.02)    11:15.57 (31.22)
       11:46.44 (30.87)    12:17.54 (31.10)
       12:48.71 (31.17)    13:19.84 (31.13)
       13:50.33 (30.49)    14:20.48 (30.15)
       14:50.29 (29.81)    15:19.94 (29.65)
  4 Robinson, Tobia  19 Great Britain    15:18.82   15:22.23        
             28.34        59.28 (30.94)
        1:30.17 (30.89)     2:01.41 (31.24)
        2:32.68 (31.27)     3:03.66 (30.98)
        3:34.62 (30.96)     4:05.70 (31.08)
        4:36.45 (30.75)     5:07.20 (30.75)
        5:37.76 (30.56)     6:08.62 (30.86)
        6:39.42 (30.80)     7:10.13 (30.71)
        7:40.90 (30.77)     8:11.88 (30.98)
        8:42.70 (30.82)     9:13.60 (30.90)
        9:44.41 (30.81)    10:15.45 (31.04)
       10:46.41 (30.96)    11:17.28 (30.87)
       11:48.29 (31.01)    12:19.20 (30.91)
       12:49.99 (30.79)    13:20.99 (31.00)
       13:51.77 (30.78)    14:22.51 (30.74)
       14:52.66 (30.15)    15:22.23 (29.57)
  5 Ipsen, Anton Oe  21 NCS              15:17.14   15:25.51        
             29.04        59.94 (30.90)
        1:31.06 (31.12)     2:02.32 (31.26)
        2:33.39 (31.07)     3:04.68 (31.29)
        3:35.73 (31.05)     4:06.90 (31.17)
        4:37.99 (31.09)     5:08.95 (30.96)
        5:39.74 (30.79)     6:10.70 (30.96)
        6:41.37 (30.67)     7:12.34 (30.97)
        7:43.11 (30.77)     8:14.20 (31.09)
        8:45.03 (30.83)     9:16.11 (31.08)
        9:47.01 (30.90)    10:17.98 (30.97)
       10:48.85 (30.87)    11:19.72 (30.87)
       11:50.72 (31.00)    12:21.68 (30.96)
       12:52.66 (30.98)    13:23.71 (31.05)
       13:54.54 (30.83)    14:25.42 (30.88)
       14:55.99 (30.57)    15:25.51 (29.52)
  6 McBroom, Michae  24 The Woodlands Sw 14:56.17   15:25.83        
             28.72        59.09 (30.37)
        1:30.10 (31.01)     2:00.66 (30.56)
        2:31.47 (30.81)     3:02.04 (30.57)
        3:32.92 (30.88)     4:03.54 (30.62)
        4:34.23 (30.69)     5:04.54 (30.31)
        5:35.20 (30.66)     6:05.42 (30.22)
        6:36.21 (30.79)     7:06.47 (30.26)
        7:37.06 (30.59)     8:07.22 (30.16)
        8:37.86 (30.64)     9:08.22 (30.36)
        9:39.02 (30.80)    10:09.73 (30.71)
       10:41.51 (31.78)    11:13.25 (31.74)
       11:45.22 (31.97)    12:16.42 (31.20)
       12:48.16 (31.74)    13:19.74 (31.58)
       13:51.77 (32.03)    14:23.36 (31.59)
       14:55.46 (32.10)    15:25.83 (30.37)
  7 Vargas Jacobo,   18 MEX              15:27.23   15:28.93        
             28.73        59.74 (31.01)
        1:30.46 (30.72)     2:01.56 (31.10)
        2:32.61 (31.05)     3:03.56 (30.95)
        3:34.50 (30.94)     4:05.48 (30.98)
        4:36.50 (31.02)     5:07.33 (30.83)
        5:38.38 (31.05)     6:09.29 (30.91)
        6:40.24 (30.95)     7:11.03 (30.79)
        7:42.05 (31.02)     8:13.07 (31.02)
        8:44.27 (31.20)     9:15.39 (31.12)
        9:46.50 (31.11)    10:17.70 (31.20)
       10:48.90 (31.20)    11:19.75 (30.85)
       11:51.06 (31.31)    12:22.08 (31.02)
       12:53.29 (31.21)    13:24.40 (31.11)
       13:55.76 (31.36)    14:27.04 (31.28)
       14:58.53 (31.49)    15:28.93 (30.40)
  8 Acosta, Marcelo  19 Azura Florida Aq 15:16.26   15:31.50        
             29.05      1:00.69 (31.64)
        1:32.30 (31.61)     2:03.47 (31.17)
        2:34.66 (31.19)     3:06.06 (31.40)
        3:37.20 (31.14)     4:08.74 (31.54)
        4:39.70 (30.96)     5:11.12 (31.42)
        5:42.00 (30.88)     6:13.03 (31.03)
        6:43.69 (30.66)     7:14.72 (31.03)
        7:45.76 (31.04)     8:16.96 (31.20)
        8:47.93 (30.97)     9:19.39 (31.46)
        9:50.62 (31.23)    10:21.68 (31.06)
       10:52.69 (31.01)    11:23.90 (31.21)
       11:55.01 (31.11)    12:26.49 (31.48)
       12:57.62 (31.13)    13:29.07 (31.45)
       14:00.38 (31.31)    14:32.28 (31.90)
       15:02.91 (30.63)    15:31.50 (28.59)
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  1. Jim Christian

    I like how Katie could have hung with the dudes through 800.

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