Jordan Wilimovsky Cracks World Top Ten in 1500 Free At USA Nationals

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Jordan Wilimovsky crushed the men’s 1500-meter free at USA Nationals with a dominant 14:57.05. Early in the race, Wilimovsky began to pull away from the field and never looked back. Wilimovsky posted some remarkable splits as well.

Wilimovsky: 57.67/59.53/1:00.29/1:00.49/1:00.54/1:00.33/1:00.22/1:00.12/1:00.12/1:00.24/1:00.05/59.93/1:00.22/1:00.33/56.97

The Northwestern Wildcat vaulted to ninth in the world with his incredible performance.

Nicholas Sweetser was a distant second with a 15:10.73. PJ Ransford earned bronze in 15:14.04, while Logan Houck finished outside the top three with a 15:16.80. Christopher Yeager notched fifth with a 15:17.99, and Jacob Ores paced to a 15:28.73 to take sixth.

The 400-meter free champion Zane Grothe claimed seventh with a 15:34.95, and Taylor Abbott ended up eighth in 15:40.61.

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