Arena Grand Prix – Santa Clara editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Arena USA. Visit ArenaUSA.com for more information on our sponsor. For all the latest coverage, check out our event coverage page. Also, take a look at some amazing photography in our Facebook photo gallery.
Commentary by Jeff Commings
SANTA CLARA, California, June 21. RUSSIAN Olympian Arkady Vyatchanin won by more than three seconds tonight in the men’s 200-meter back at the Arena Grand Prix in Santa Clara.
Vyatchanin, who has elected not to swim for Russia internationally anymore and will not swim in a major international meet this year, raced to a 1:55.30 tonight. That clipped his fifth-ranked season best of 1:55.33 from the Charlotte stop of the Grand Prix circuit.
Tyler Clary touched a distant second in 1:58.41, while BlueFish’s Connor Green took third in 1:59.26.