Michael Andrew Doubles Up with 50 Breast Win at TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Michael Andrew won his second event of the night on Saturday night at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond with a 27.41 in the 50 breast. After having a huge 200 IM earlier in the night, Andrew returned to his bread and butter, the 50’s. Andrew finished ahead of some well-known names in American Record holder Kevin Cordes (27.60) and superstar Caeleb Dressel (27.99).

Andrew was a 27.1 in Des Moines and has a 26.8 best time. Andrew will be swimming the 50 breast at World Championships this summer.

South Carolina’s Itay Goldfaden (27.87) was third in the final tonight ahead of Dressel and American Chuck Katis (28.03).

Another South Carolina Gamecock Nils Wich-Glasen (28.09) was sixth in the final. Internet superstar Cody Miller (28.18) finished seventh while Youssef El-Kamash (28.31) was eighth.


  1. Michael Andrew, USA, 27.41
  2. Kevin Cordes, USA, 27.60
  3. Itay Goldfaden, ISR, 27.87
  4. Caeleb Dressel, USA, 27.99
  5. Chuck Katis, USA, 28.03
  6. Nils Wich-Glasen, GER, 28.09
  7. Cody Miller, USA, 28.18
  8. Youssef El-Kamash, EGY, 28.31