Nathan Adrian Tops Loaded 100 Free Field in Austin

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California’s Nathan Adrian topped the men’s 100-meter free at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Austin.

Adrian put up a top time of 48.91, just half-a-second off his 13th-ranked time of 48.31 from a year ago at the World Championships.

France’s Jeremy Stravius raced his way into second with a time of 48.96, also half-a-second off his 48.34 from the Dubai stop of the World Cup last year that served as his season best.

NYAC’s Jimmy Feigen captured third overall with a time of 49.20.

Canyons’ Santo Condorelli took fourth in 49.21 with SwimMAC’s Ryan Lochte placing fifth in 49.51.

NBAC’s Michael Phelps warmed up for his 100 fly with a sixth-place 49.77, while Tucson Ford’s Matt Grevers put up a seventh-place 49.91.  Missouri’s Michael Chadwick took eighth in 49.92.

NC State’s Simonas Bilis claimed the B final in 49.23, while Brazil’s Bruno Fratus posted a 50.04 in the consolation heat.

                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Adrian, Nathan   27 California Aquat    49.26      48.91 OLY    
             23.10        48.91 (25.81)
  2 Stravius, Jerem  27 France              48.90      48.96 OLY    
             23.58        48.96 (25.38)
  3 Feigen, Jimmy    26 New York Athleti    49.61      49.20 OLY    
             23.45        49.20 (25.75)
  4 Condorelli, San  20 Canyons Aquatic     49.97      49.21 OLY    
             23.18        49.21 (26.03)
  5 Lochte, Ryan     31 SwimMAC Carolina    49.55      49.51 OLY    
             23.99        49.51 (25.52)
  6 Phelps, Michael  30 North Baltimore     49.94      49.77 OLY    
             24.28        49.77 (25.49)
  7 Grevers, Matt    30 Tucson Ford Deal    49.91      49.91 OLY    
             23.92        49.91 (25.99)
  8 Chadwick, Micha  20 U. of Missouri      49.96      49.92 OLY    
             23.84        49.92 (26.08)
 
                            === B - Final ===                            
 
  9 Bilis, Simonas   22 NCS                 50.14      49.23 OLY    
             24.01        49.23 (25.22)
 10 Fratus, Bruno    26 Brazil              50.08      50.04 OLY    
             23.66        50.04 (26.38)
 11 Thormeyer, Mark  18 Ubc Dolphins        50.14      50.11 OLY    
             24.10        50.11 (26.01)
 12 Rooney, Maxime   17 Pleasanton Seaha    50.22      50.14 OLY    
             24.02        50.14 (26.12)
 13 Dreesens, Dion   22 Una QU              50.32      50.36 OLY    
             24.38        50.36 (25.98)
 14 Ortiz, Miguel L  24 Club Wolverine      50.39      50.38 OLY    
             24.11        50.38 (26.27)
 15 Cheah, Geoff     25 Club Wolverine      50.18      50.44 OLY    
             24.06        50.44 (26.38)
 16 Held, Ryan       20 NCS                 50.24      50.66 OLY    
             24.16        50.66 (26.50)
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