Jacob Pebley Powers to Decisive 200 Back Victory at 2017 Arena Pro Series Austin

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Men’s 200 Back

Jacob Pebley of California Aquatics delivered a commanding performance in finals of the men’s 200 back. Pebley, a member of the Olympic team this summer in Rio, worked his turns to pull away from the competition and finish with a 1:55.95.

Academy Bullets’ Sean Lehane and NC State’s Hennessey Stuart held a tight race for the silver, with Lehane edging Stuart out 2:00.33 to 2:00.47.

Rob Hill, swimming unattached, grabbed fourth with a time of 2:02.65, while NC State’s Coleman Stewart was fifth with a 2:03.50.

FAST’s Omar Pinzon (2:03.89), Front Range’s Harrison Lierz (2:04.47), and UBC Thunderbirds’ Markus Thormeyer (2:07.98) rounded out the final heat.

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