Nathan Adrian “That Field Was Pretty Absurd” (Video Interview)

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Nathan Adrian was pretty impressed with how loaded the men’s 50-meter free championship heat proved to be at the Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara.

Original 50 free report:

California’s Nathan Adrian grabbed eighth in the world rankings in the men’s 50-meter free at the Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara.

Adrian threw down a 21.97 against a loaded A final. That swim jumped Adrian into eighth in the world rankings ahead of a 21.98 from the injured James Magnussen.

Auburn’s Bruno Fratus, who stands third in the world with a 21.74, wound up second tonight in 22.02.  Trojan’s Vlad Morozov, ranked second in the world with a 21.65, wound up third in 22.27.

Tucson Ford’s Brad Tandy (22.28), California’s Anthony Ervin (22.43), Auburn’s Marcelo Chierighini(22.63), FIAT’s Henrique Martins (22.71), FIAT’s Italo Duarte (22.73) and Trojan’s Nikita Lobintsev(22.79) also turned in times in the A final.

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