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The 2017 arena Pro Series continued this weekend with a stop in Indianapolis and featured an abundance of fast racing as national and international stars gathered at the IUPUI natatorium.
The stop in Indy marked Great Britain’s Adam Peaty’s first time swimming on U.S. soil. The 100 breast World Record holder capitalized on the experience with a new U.S. Open record in his signature event, posting a final time of 58.86.
Watch Adam Peaty post new U.S. Open record:
Peaty was not the only swimmer in Indy to etch their name in the record books, as Race Pace Club’s Michael Andrew delivered a new World Junior Record of 1:59.12 in the men’s 200 IM.
Watch Michael Andrew’s 200 IM WJR swim:
Additional highlights include a variety of top stars recording times that sit in the top of the world rankings. Among those who dashed to the tops of the 2017 world rankings are China’s Li Zhuhao, Canada’s Hilary Caldwell, and Italy’s Federica Pellegrini.