Anton Ipsen Soars to 1500 Free Gold at 2017 Arena Pro Series Austin

Photo Courtesy: Kenneth Martin/NC State Athletics

Men’s 1500 Free

NC State’s Anton Ipsen added a second gold medal to his collection with a dominating swim in the men’s 1500 free. Ipson finished close to six seconds ahead of the competition with a final time of 15:13.45.

Japan’s Naito Ehara took second overall with a 15:19.36, also leaving a large gap between himself and the competition. The bronze medal went to NC State’s Adam Linker, who stopped the clock at a time of 15:30.14.

Michael Bringer of Mission Viejo turned in a final time of 15:38.89 for fourth overall, while Nation’s Capital’s Lane Stone finished fifth with a 15:43.54.

Island Swimming’s Josh Zakala (15:45.78), Baylor’s Trey Freeman (15:46.67), and NC State’s Jack McIntyre (15:47.85) completed the top eight.



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Author: Taylor Brien

Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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