Clyde Lewis Smashes 200 IM Field for Gold at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming Federation

Australia’s Clyde Lewis captured the men’s 200-meter IM at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Lewis turned in a top time of 2:00.15 as no one else could even come closer than a second in the finale.

Spain’s Hugo Gonzalez initially looked to have placed second in 2:01.88, but drew a disqualification in the event.

Hungary’s Daniel Sos wound up second officially with a time of 2:01.78, while USA’s Sean Grieshop slid up to bronze with a third-place time of 2:01.83.

Canada’s Javier Acevedo (2:01.91), Russia’s Nikolai Sokolov (2:02.98) and Great Britain’s Martyn Walton (2:03.11) finished fourth through seventh.

In his fourth final of the night, USA’s Michael Andrew finished last in 2:06.54 as the workload obviously took a lot out of him.  Andrew led the way in prelims with a top-seeded time of 1:59.86 that also was the top time by an 18-and-under this year.

18-And-Under World Rankings According to USA Swimming Stats

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  • Men’s 100 back finals
  • Women’s 200 fly finals
  • Men’s 200 free finals
  • Women’s 50 breast finals
  • Men’s 100 fly semis
  • Women’s 100 free semis
  • Men’s 100 breast finals
  • Women’s 100 back finals
  • Men’s 200 IM finals
  • Women’s 800 free finals
  • Mixed 400 medley relay finals


  1. Miki Messer

    Congratulations Clyde!!! Such a good race to watch!??

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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