Arkady Vyatchanin Wins 100 Back With 11th-Ranked Effort

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NYAC’s Arkady Vyatchanin managed to win the 100 back at the Arena Pro Swim Series Charlotte.

Vyatchanin, now swimming for Serbia after defecting as a Russian Olympian, took the title in 53.69.  His NYAC teammate David Plummer took second in 53.90.

Vyatchanin moved to 11th in the world with his swim.

Club Wolverine’s Junya Koga earned the final medal of the race with a third-place 54.42, while SwimMAC’s Ryan Lochte just missed the podium with a fourth-place 54.43.

PASA’s Eugene Godsoe (55.02), Omar Pinzon (55.39), Jack Conger (55.62) and Guilherme Guido (56.11) closed out the top eight.

Auburn’s Joe Patching earned the B final title in 55.33.


  • Women’s 200 fly
  • Men’s 200 fly
  • Women’s 50 free
  • Men’s 50 free
  • Women’s 100 back
  • Men’s 100 back
  • Women’s 200 breast
  • Men’s 200 breast
  • Women’s 50 fly
  • Men’s 50 fly
  • Women’s 400 free
  • Men’s 400 free





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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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