Dressel Drops 42.80 100 Fly, Breaks another American Record — Race Video

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The A final of tonight’s 100 fly featured the Caeleb Dressel/Joseph Schooling showdown where Dressel emerged victorious in a time of 42.80. This marks Dressel as the fastest all time in the event, continuing his record-breaking weekend.

Dressel continues to marvel with his unmatched speed and unparalleled underwater dolphin kick abilities. Dressel was out first at the 50 in a 19.99, with NC State’s Ryan Held trailing in 20.55. By the finish, Dressel had come back in a 22.81 to win it while Held (44.88) would fade to fifth.

Dressel’s fellow Gator teammate Jan Switkowski got by Schooling for second place in a time of 44.49 while Indiana’s Vini Lanza touched third in 44.50. Former NCAA champion from two years ago, Schooling, faded to fourth in a time of 44.68. Rounding out the A final in a 45.11 was Cal’s Matthew Josa.

 

 

Event 9  Men 100 Yard Butterfly
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         NCAA: N 43.58  03/24/2017Caeleb Dressel, Florida
     American: A 43.58  03/24/2017Caeleb Dressel, Florida
   U. S. Open: O 43.58  03/24/2017Caeleb Dressel, Florida
 Championship: C 43.58  03/24/2017Caeleb Dressel, Florida
         Pool: P 44.37  03/23/2018Caeleb Dressel, Florida-FL
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals NISCA Points
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                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Caeleb Dressel   SR Florida             44.37      42.80N  200   20  
    r:+0.64  19.99        42.80 (22.81)
  2 Jan Switkowski   SR Florida             45.09      44.49   191   17  
    r:+0.66  20.85        44.49 (23.64)
  3 Vini Lanza       JR Indiana             44.66      44.50   191   16  
    r:+0.68  20.81        44.50 (23.69)
  4 Joseph Schoolin  SR Texas               44.97      44.68   189   15  
    r:+0.62  20.75        44.68 (23.93)
  5 Ryan Held        SR NC State            45.06      44.88   187   14  
    r:+0.62  20.55        44.88 (24.33)
  6 Ryan Hoffer      FR California          45.29      44.93   186   13  
    r:+0.68  21.05        44.93 (23.88)
  7 Justin Lynch     SR California          45.13      45.02   185   12  
    r:+0.62  20.97        45.02 (24.05)
  8 Matthew Josa     SR California          45.23      45.11   185   11  
    r:+0.65  20.81        45.11 (24.30)

28 comments

  1. Jennifer Church Schafer

    Just watched the race, he beat the next swimmer by a body length. So amazing.

  2. Karen Keller Nichols

    Damn…he definitely hit his taper!!!.. way to go 💪💪💪.. he is a BEAST!!!

  3. Emy Moreu

    Adriel Natan

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    Joe Mama

    If he was at ISCA he could’ve been out 19.5. #ISCAM

  5. Kel Senior

    YARDS!!!!!!!

  6. Jeanne Jones

    This is Caeleb Dressel’s time. He is one fire.

  7. Brett Davies

    Totally amazing he is in a class of his own . Beat the runner up by almost 2 seconds.

  8. Brett Davies

    Looks like Schooling is finished since the Olympics he has not managed to do anything even close to that swim.

    • Matthias Derez

      Gisteren ook onder de 18 op de 50yards vrij

    • Matthias Derez

      Wth die kerel zijn start en onderwaterfase zijn ni normaal

    • Gillian Dewulf

      Zijn eerste keerpunt kon zelf nog beter, dus ie eeft nog wa marge zelfs :p

    • Jackie Hirrill Arthur

      This is so awesome! How much faster can a person get? It is mind boggling.

    • Candace L. Kennedy

      Jackie Hirrill Arthur that’s exactly what I said last night! Will these records ever be Unbreakable?