Timothy Squires Among Several Olympic Trials Qualifiers at Speedo Sectionals Geneva

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Several swimmers cleared Olympic Trials cuts at the 2016 Speedo Sectionals Geneva, including ASC’s Timothy Squires in the men’s 50-meter free.

Squires (23.08), Meli Malani (23.18) and Daniel Kanorr (23.29) all made the Olympic Trials cut in the men’s 50-meter free.

Ohio State’s Halime Zeren raced her way to an Olympic Trials cut in the women’s 200-meter back with a 2:13.21.  ASC’s Kendall Shields, 15, just missed the cut of 2:16.59 with a 2:16.81 for second.  Riptide’s Kelly Leonard placed third in 2:17.37.

Indiana’s James Beckman just made the Olympic Trials cut in the men’s 200-meter back with a 2:03.71.  WOSC’s Spencer Carl (2:04.61) and IU’s Joseph Lane (2:05.25) finished second and third.

Kaitlyn Johnson cleared the Olympic Trials cut in the women’s 50-meter free with a 25.97.  Cynthia Donovan (26.39) and Susan Franz (26.46) rounded out the top three.

IU’s Laura Morley won the women’s 200-meter breast in 2:36.23.  Carlie Perretta (2:37.87) and Paloma Marrero (2:38.04) finished second and third.

Jacob Foster (2:17.15) and William Schrensky (2:17.98) each posted Olympic Trials cuts in the men’s 200-meter breast.  Ryan Fisher took third in 2:21.64.

Olivia Johnson claimed the women’s 800-meter free in 8:55.81 with FAST teammate Margaret Jahns taking second in 9:07.19.  Emma Bradley wound up third in 9:09.83.

IU went 1-2-3-4-5 in the men’s 1500-meter free.  Matt Anderson led the way with a 15:41.43.  Adam Destrampe took second with a 15:45.97.  Both cleared the Olympic Trials cut. Jack Collins (16:01.25), Joseph Snodderly (16:02.73) and Andrej Ivanonic (16:13.98) completed the rest of the top five.

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Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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