Andrew Seliskar Clocks Lifetime Best in 200 IM (Race Video)

Andrew Seliskar on the awards podium.
Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

FAIRFAX – Andrew Seliskar of Nation’s Capital, after putting up a strong first two nights at the Potomac Valley Championships, lowered his personal best in the 200-yard IM on the final night.

Seliskar clocked a time of 1:42.84 in the 200-yard IM on the final night, splitting the race 22.01, 47.63 (25.62), 1:17.70 (30.07) and 1:42.84 (25.14).

That swim was his first under 1:43, lowering his previous lifetime best of 1:43.01 from the Virginia State High School Championships last month.

Seliskar scratched the 200-yard fly on the final day to focus on the 200-yard IM.  He edged a bit closer to David Nolan’s 200-yard IM 17-18 U.S. National Age Group record of 1:41.39.  Ryan Murphy is the second fastest 17-18 year old with a 1:42.24.

Seliskar’s next major competition will be streamed live by Swimming World at the NCSA Junior Nationals. Check out our event coverage page for more on that meet.

Special thanks to Swimming World reader Dave Bell for the following race video and interview: