Michael Andrew Dominates 50 Free Final in Knoxville

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Michael Andrew put up a strong 22.11 in the 50 free to easily outpace the rest of the field in Knoxville. Andrew, last year’s National and Pan Pac champion in the event, touched 0.35 ahead of runner-up Michael Chadwick of Team Elite. Chadwick’s time was 22.46.

One hundredth back of Chadwick was Mission Viejo’s Ali Khalafalla in 22.47, who finished ahead of HPC-Ontario’s Yuri Kisil (22.59).

The A-final also included Cal’s Matthew Josa (22.92), Team Elite’s Aaron Greenberg (22.95), Guatemala’s Luis Martinez (22.97) and Cal’s Justin Lynch (23.01).

Event 16  Men 50 LC Meter Freestyle
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        World: W 20.91  12/18/2009Cesar Cielo Filho, BRA
     American: A 21.15  7/29/2017 Caeleb Dressel, USA
    U.S. Open: O 21.14  7/9/2009  Cesar Cielo, Auburn/BRA
     Jr World: J 21.75  8/25/2017 Michael Andrew, USA
     Pro Swim: P 21.56  2015      Nathan Adrian
    Trial Cut: T 23.19
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Michael Andrew   19 Race Pace Club      22.42      22.11T  845  
         r:+0.66                       
  2 Michael Chadwic  23 Team Elite          22.68      22.46T  806  
         r:+0.64                       
  3 Ali Khalafalla   22 Mission Viejo Na    22.69      22.47   805  
         r:+0.61                       
  4 Yuri Kisil       23 Hpc-Ontario         22.97      22.59   793  
         r:+0.68                       
  5 Matthew Josa     23 California Aquat    22.86      22.92T  759  
         r:+0.61                       
  6 Aaron Greenberg  23 Team Elite          22.84      22.95   756  
         r:+0.59                       
  7 Luis Martinez    23 Guatemala           22.96      22.97   754  
         r:+0.62                       
  8 Justin Lynch     22 California Aquat    23.13      23.01T  750  
         r:+0.62

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