Josh Prenot Holds Off Nic Fink and Gets Under 2:10 in 200 Breast

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Photo Courtesy: Becca Wyant

Athens Bulldog’s Andrew Wilson got out to a strong start in the men’s 200 breast final, but Cal’s Josh Prenot took over and held a substantial lead for much of the race. Prenot ended up holding off Athens Bulldog’s Nic Fink down the stretch, and he hit the wall in 2:09.96.

Fink took second in 2:10.57, and Wilson settled for third in 2:12.68.

Tualatin Hills’ Caspar Corbeau finished fourth in 2:15.41. Mason Manta Rays’ Jake Foster ended up fifth in 2:16.58, with PRVT’s Jonathan Ritter hot on his heels (2:16.72). The last two spots in the final belonged to Louisville’s Evgenii Somov (2:18.40) and the Naval Academy’s Tyler Christianson (2:18.52).

Event 20  Men 200 LC Meter Breaststroke
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        World: W 2:06.67  1/27/2017 Ippei Watanabe, JPN
     American: A 2:07.17  6/30/2016 Josh Prenot, Cal Aquatics
    U.S. Open: O 2:07.17  6/30/2016 Josh Prenot, Cal Aquatics
     Jr World: J 2:09.39  7/27/2017 Qin Haiyang, CHN
     Pro Swim: P 2:08.95  2018      Andrew Wilson
    Trial Cut: T 2:17.89
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Josh Prenot      25 California Aquat  2:11.11    2:09.96T  925  
    r:+0.66  30.62      1:02.67 (32.05)
        1:36.42 (33.75)     2:09.96 (33.54)
  2 Nic Fink         25 Athens Bulldog S  2:11.44    2:10.57T  913  
    r:+0.70  30.32      1:04.09 (33.77)
        1:37.39 (33.30)     2:10.57 (33.18)
  3 Andrew Wilson    25 Athens Bulldog S  2:18.46    2:12.68T  870  
    r:+0.62  29.58      1:03.58 (34.00)
        1:38.13 (34.55)     2:12.68 (34.55)
  4 Caspar Corbeau   17 Tualatin Hills S  2:16.49    2:15.41   818  
    r:+0.70  30.92      1:05.31 (34.39)
        1:40.15 (34.84)     2:15.41 (35.26)
  5 Jake Foster      18 Mason Manta Rays  2:16.96    2:16.58T  797  
    r:+0.70  31.11      1:05.97 (34.86)
        1:41.22 (35.25)     2:16.58 (35.36)
  6 Jonathan Rutter  22 Una Prvt/PRVT     2:18.63    2:16.72   795  
    r:+0.66  31.31      1:06.22 (34.91)
        1:41.72 (35.50)     2:16.72 (35.00)
  7 Evgenii Somov    19 Univ Louisville   2:19.59    2:18.40   766  
    r:+0.75  31.30      1:05.94 (34.64)
        1:41.97 (36.03)     2:18.40 (36.43)
  8 Tyler Christian  17 Naval Academy Aq  2:19.63    2:18.52   764  
    r:+0.62  30.99      1:06.18 (35.19)
        1:42.01 (35.83)     2:18.52 (36.51)

1 comment

  1. Liz Deuser

    Great……Uncle Bob and Aunt Liz