Chase Kalisz Takes 200 IM Title at Knoxville Pro Swim Series

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Chase Kalisz was just one tenth off his time in the 200 IM from last year’s Pro Swim Series. His time of 1:57.68 gave him the dominant victory over Mason Manta Rays’ Carson Foster. Foster posted a quick 2:00.13 for second and was followed by Josh Prenot (2:00.33) and Gianluca Urlando (2:01.14).

Foster’s freestyle split of 28.34 was the fastest in the field including Kalisz while Prenot did the same in the breaststroke (33.76). Jay Litherland (2:02.50), Jake Foster (2:02.59), Nic Fink (2:02.93) and Mack Darragh (2:05.71) took fifth through eighth.

 Event 29  Men 200 LC Meter IM
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        World: W 1:54.00  7/28/2011 Ryan Lochte, USA
     American: A 1:54.00  7/28/2011 Ryan Lochte, USA
    U.S. Open: O 1:54.56  7/10/2009 Ryan Lochte, Daytona Beach
     Jr World: J 1:57.06  7/27/2017 Qin Haiyang, CHN
     Pro Swim: P 1:56.32  2012      Michael Phelps
    Trial Cut: T 2:04.09
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Chase Kalisz     24 Athens Bulldog S  2:02.60    1:57.68T  909  
    r:+0.70  25.59        55.23 (29.64)
        1:29.01 (33.78)     1:57.68 (28.67)
  2 Carson Foster    17 Mason Manta Rays  2:03.57    2:00.13T  854  
    r:+0.65  25.97        56.41 (30.44)
        1:31.79 (35.38)     2:00.13 (28.34)
  3 Josh Prenot      25 California Aquat  2:02.89    2:00.33T  850  
    r:+0.66  25.59        57.35 (31.76)
        1:31.11 (33.76)     2:00.33 (29.22)
  4 Gianluca Urland  16 Dart Swimming     2:02.79    2:01.14T  833  
    r:+0.70  26.01        57.06 (31.05)
        1:32.13 (35.07)     2:01.14 (29.01)
  5 Jay Litherland   23 Dynamo Swim Club  2:04.78    2:02.50T  805  
    r:+0.71  26.33        57.48 (31.15)
        1:34.01 (36.53)     2:02.50 (28.49)
  6 Jake Foster      18 Mason Manta Rays  2:03.00    2:02.59T  804  
    r:+0.67  26.62        58.40 (31.78)
        1:33.10 (34.70)     2:02.59 (29.49)
  7 Nic Fink         25 Athens Bulldog S  2:04.60    2:02.93T  797  
    r:+0.72  26.76      1:00.63 (33.87)
        1:35.09 (34.46)     2:02.93 (27.84)
  8 Mack Darragh     25 Hpc-Ontario       2:04.75    2:05.71   745  
    r:+0.69  26.25        57.96 (31.71)
        1:35.10 (37.14)     2:05.71 (30.61)