Grigory Tarasevich Owns 100 Back With 54.28 at 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington

Grigory Tarasevich men's NCAA Division I championships
Photo Courtesy: Jeff Reinking

Grigory Tarasevich owned the top spot in this evening’s men’s 100 back final at the TYR Pro Swim Series Bloomington, where he dropped over a second from prelims to clock in at 54.28. Nikos Sofianidi was not to be ignored, as he turned in an impressive 55.12 to earn second, followed by Gabriel Fantoni (55.25). Coleman Stewart dropped to fourth with a slight add from the morning, dropping a 55.60 to beat Nicolas Albiero (56.37) and Zachary Poti (56.41). Jacob Steele and Hunter Armstrong brought up the rear with impressive times of their own, exemplifying the heat’s depth with times of 56.49 and 56.71, respectively.

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Event 27  Men 100 LC Meter Backstroke
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        World: W 51.85  8/13/2016 Ryan Murphy, USA
     American: A 51.85  8/13/2016 Ryan Murphy, USA
    U.S. Open: O 51.94  7/8/2009  Aaron Peirsol, Longhorn
     Jr World:   52.53  8/6/2018  Kliment Kolesnikov, RUS
     Pro Swim: P 52.40  2016      David Plummer
    Trial Cut: T 56.59
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Grigory Tarasev  23 Cardinal Aquatic    55.48      54.28   871  
    r:+0.53  26.48        54.28 (27.80)
  2 Nikos Sofianidi  21 Unattached          55.62      55.12   832  
    r:+0.60  26.45        55.12 (28.67)
  3 Gabriel Fantoni  20 Indiana S.C.        55.77      55.25   826  
    r:+0.72  26.66        55.25 (28.59)
  4 Coleman Stewart  21 Wolfpack Elite/N    55.51      55.60T  811  
    r:+0.68  26.99        55.60 (28.61)
  5 Nicolas Albiero  19 Unattached          56.39      56.37T  778  
    r:+0.71  26.96        56.37 (29.41)
  6 Zachary Poti     20 Sun Devil Swim.     56.18      56.41T  776  
    r:+0.60  27.08        56.41 (29.33)
  7 Jacob Steele     20 Indiana S.C.        56.38      56.49T  773  
    r:+0.53  27.59        56.49 (28.90)
  8 Hunter Armstron  18 Canton City Scho    56.57      56.71   764  
    r:+0.90  27.80        56.71 (28.91)