Jacob Pebley Posts 1:56.96 in 200 Back at Winter Nationals

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Jacob Pebley won the 200 back final with relative ease as he led from start to finish in the event on Saturday night in Greensboro, North Carolina, as he won with a 1:56.96. Pebley won by over a second ahead of Crimson Tide’s Christopher Reid (1:58.28) and Markus Thormeyer (1:59.10).

Reid and Thormeyer represent South Africa and Canada respectively in international meets.

Jay Litherland and Kane Follows made it interesting for third place after Follows was leading the third place charge the whole race. Litherland finished ahead of him at 1:59.65 after flipping in last at the 100. Follows was fifth at 1:59.78.

Harry Homans (2:02.07), Drew Carbone (2:02.83) and Nick Vance (2:03.28) also swam in the A-Final.

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