2021 Atlanta Classic Psych Sheets: Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Lochte Headline Star-Studded Field

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2021 Atlanta Classic Psych Sheets: Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Lochte Headline Star-Studded Field

While the final stop of the TYR Pro Swim Series will be taking place next week in Indianapolis, many of the best from the Southeast will be at the Atlanta Classic at the 1996 Olympic Games pool. The meet will be held May 14 – 16 with men’s prelims held at 9 a.m. and women’s prelims at 12 noon. Finals will be combined at 6 p.m.

Many of the Olympic favorites will be in attendance, including world record holders Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Murphy as well as World champs Olivia Smoliga and Melanie Margalis. Rising stars Gretchen Walsh and Luca Urlando will also be at the meet as well as NCAA champions Bobby FinkeKieran Smith and Jake Magahey. Ryan Lochte is also expected to get in an Olympic Trials tuneup as he chases a bid to a fifth Games.

Atlanta Classic Top Seeds Men:

  • 50 free: Caeleb Dressel, 21.04
  • 100 free: Caeleb Dressel, 46.96
  • 200 free: Andrew Seliskar, 1:45.71
  • 400 free: Kieran Smith, 3:47.72
  • 800 free: Tommy Lee Camblong, 7:53.59
  • 1500 free: Bobby Finke, 15:05.55
  • 100 back: Ryan Murphy, 53.11
  • 200 back: Ryan Murphy, 1:56.27
  • 100 breast: Andrew Wilson, 58.93
  • 200 breast: Andrew Wilson, 2:07.77
  • 100 fly: Caeleb Dressel, 49.50
  • 200 fly: Luca Urlando, 1:53.84
  • 200 IM: Caio Pumputis, 1:57.74
  • 400 IM: Sean Grieshop, 4:12.72

Atlanta Classic Top Seeds Women:

  • 50 free: Gretchen Walsh, 24.65
  • 100 free: Gretchen Walsh, 53.72
  • 200 free: Melanie Margalis, 1:56.58
  • 400 free: Melanie Margalis, 4:06.35
  • 800 free: Amanda Nunan, 8:37.49
  • 1500 free: Olivia Anderson, 16:18.40
  • 100 back: Olivia Smoliga, 58.73
  • 200 back: Rhyan White, 2:07.24
  • 100 breast: Melanie Margalis, 1:07.20
  • 200 breast: Vanessa Pearl, 2:24.99
  • 100 fly: Gretchen Walsh, 57.43
  • 200 fly: Dakota Luther, 2:07.76
  • 200 IM: Melanie Margalis, 2:08.70
  • 400 IM: Vanessa Pearl, 4:42.32