Arkady Vyatchanin Delivers Swift 200 Back at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis

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Arkady Vyatchanin delivered a swift 1:57.30 for first in the men’s 200 back, finishing just shy of his 2015 world best of 1:56.31 from last spring’s Charlotte stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series.

Louisville’s Gregory Tarasevich turned in a time of 1:59.67 for second, shaving 2.06 seconds off his prelims time of 2:01.73. Teammate Aaron Greene finished third overall with a 2:00.57.

Corey Okubo turned in a time of 2:01.93, good enough for fourth, while Paul Le posted a 2:02.88 for fifth.

Sixth place went to Pedro Oliveira and his time of 2:03.87. Markus Thormeyer delivered a time of 2:06.63 for seventh overall.

Nolan Tesone of Louisville rounded out the top eight with a time of 2:10.82.

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    Good Job Arkady!

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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