USA Swimming Grand Prix, Long Beach: Ryan Lochte Posts Multiple Wins; Cindy Tran Breaks U.S. National Age Group Record – Updated

Updated Jan. 20

LONG BEACH, California, January 19. OLYMPIAN Ryan Lochte was a busy guy during the final night of swimming at the USA Swimming Grand Prix held in Long Beach, Calif., over short course yards.

Women's 100 fly
Mary DeScenza kept on rolling as she looks to win the overall Grand Prix title. She roared to a 52.06 in the 100 fly, while Yumi So placed second in 54.52. Lyndsay DePaul claimed third in 55.06. Out of the B final, Caitlin Leverenz won in 54.76.

Men's 100 fly
Matt Grevers provided fellow Olympian Ryan Lochte with a rare loss this evening when he grabbed a 45.98 to 46.51 triumph. Masayuki Kishida clinched third in 46.67.

Women's 1650 free
Open water Olympian Chloe Sutton cracked the 16:00 barrier in the distance free with a time of 15:56.97. Lynette Lim snared second in 16:29.93, while Lyndsay DePaul touched third in 16:38.35.

Women's 100 back
Cindy Tran, 16, rocketed to a time of 52.52, downing Mary DeScenza's 53.06 by half-a-second. Roxane Akradi garnered third with a time of 54.99. Tran's time set the U.S. National Age Group record in the 15-16 division previously owned by Natalie Coughlin. Coughlin posted a time of 52.55 back in 1998. That leaves Mary T. Meagher's 1981 200 fly time of 1:52.99 as the only women's 15-16 200 fly U.S. National Age Group record in the books from before the turn of the century.

Men's 100 back
This time, Ryan Lochte got the better of Matt Grevers in a 45.44 to 45.69 conquest. Meanwhile, Ben Hesen rounded out the top three in 46.12.

Men's 1650 free
Ous Mellouli scorched the pool with a winning time of 14:55.97, while Jon Daniec picked up second in 15:19.02. Evan Virtue pocketed third just behind in 15:19.37.

Women's 100 breast
Rebecca Ejdervik cleared the minute barrier with a winning effort of 59.96. Keri Hehn claimed second in 1:00.70, while Angie Haven touched third in 1:01.21.

Men's 100 breast
Ryan Lochte snagged a rare victory in the breaststroke with a swift time of 54.32. Cody Miller touched behind him with a 54.77, while Carl Mickelson finished third in 56.65.

Women's 200 IM
Caitlin Leverenz broke 2:00 with a quick readout of 1:59.39 for the win. Lyndsay DePaul stayed busy with another top-three finish when she hit the wall second in 2:00.83. Meghan Hawthorne captured third in 2:02.32.

Men's 200 IM
Matt Grevers clinched the 200 IM title with a time of 1:43.05, edging Ous Mellouli (1:43.63) and Hidemasa Sano (1:43.69) for the win.

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