Junya Koga Smokes 50 Back for Win

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Junya Koga cranked out a win in the men’s 50-meter back at the Arena Pro Swim Series Charlotte.

Koga, who moved to third in the world with a 24.74 this morning, posted a 24.75 to win this evening.  That matches the 24.75 he clocked at the Japanese Nationals earlier this year in Tokyo.

NYAC’s David Plummer tied Club Wolverine’s Miguel Luis Ortiz for second with matching 25.31s.

NCAC’s Nic Graesser finished fourth in 25.56 with Brazil’s Guilherme Guido earning fifth in 25.82.  Auburn’s Kyle Darmody (25.96), Auburn’s Joe Patching (25.96) and Ontario’s Jeff Swanston (26.18) also competed in the finale.

Canada’s Javier Acevedo posted a 25.82 to win the B final.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Women’s 200 free
  • Men’s 200 free
  • Women’s 100 breast
  • Men’s 100 breast
  • Women’s 50 back
  • Men’s 50 back
  • Women’s 100 fly
  • Men’s 100 fly
  • Women’s 400 IM
  • Men’s 400 IM

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