Photo by Griffin Scott
Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!
IRVINE, California, August 6. TOM Shields won his first national title on Wednesday, going out fast in the men’s 200 fly and holding on for a final time of 1:55.09. Shields touched the wall and then pounded the water in excitement as he held off national team veterans Tyler Clary and Chase Kalisz. After the race, he spoke about his surprise of his first national title coming in the 200 fly as opposed to the 100 and also some technical adjustments he made that helped him in the race.