Nic Fink Sets New 50 Breast Pro Swim Series Record in Knoxville

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Nic Fink blasted a quick 27.34 50 breaststroke to set a new TYR Pro Swim Series record. The previous record was held by Cody Miller from 2016. The swim was Fink’s third-fastest performance in this event (27.18 from July’s Summer Nationals). It was also his first individual win of the 2019 Series.

Kevin Cordes was close behind in 27.47 as was Michael Andrew in 27.71. Andrew was able to make the podium just slightly ahead of Andrew Wilson (27.74).

Rounding out the heat were Connor Hoppe (27.77), Pavel Romanov (27.84), Alexander Milan (28.14) and Evgenii Somov (28.69).

 Event 33  Men 50 LC Meter Breaststroke
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        World: W 25.95  7/25/2017 Adam Peaty, GBR
     American: A 26.76  8/4/2015  Kevin Cordes, USA
    U.S. Open: O 26.84  7/27/2018 Michael Andrew, RPC
     Jr World: J 26.97  4/4/2017  Nicolo Martinenghi, ITA
     Pro Swim: P 27.39  2016      Cody Miller
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Nic Fink         25 Athens Bulldog S    27.93      27.34P  855  
         r:+0.71                       
  2 Kevin Cordes     25 Phoenix Swim Clu    27.85      27.47   843  
         r:+0.66                       
  3 Michael Andrew   19 Race Pace Club      27.93      27.71   821  
         r:+0.68                       
  4 Andrew Wilson    25 Athens Bulldog S    28.51      27.74   818  
         r:+0.61                       
  5 Connor Hoppe     23 California Aquat    28.18      27.77   815  
         r:+0.67                       
  6 Pavel Romanov    25 Alpha Aquatics      27.69      27.84   809  
         r:+0.61                       
  7 Alexander Milan  16 Etobicoke Swim C    28.17      28.14   784  
         r:+0.75                       
  8 Evgenii Somov    19 Univ Louisville     28.71      28.69   739