(Race Video) Brendan Burns Destroys 100 Backstroke YMCA National Record

Photo Courtesy: UMLY Swim Team Facebook Page

Upper Main Line’s Brendan Burns continued his impressive week at the 2018 YMCA National Championship.

The 16 year old flipped at the halfway point of the 100 backstroke in 22.37, six tenths under the National record pace of 23.00. Burns powered home in 23.87 to touch in a 46.24, eight tenths faster than Austin Katz‘ National Record of 47.06.

He has also won the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly, setting a new National mark in the 100 butterfly last night.

Event 302  Men 100 Yard Backstroke
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     National: * 47.06  4/5/2017  Austin Katz, Sarasota-FL
    Name                  Age Team              Prelims     Finals Points 
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                       === Championship Final ===                        
 
  1 Brendan Burns          16 UpperMainLine-PA    48.75      46.24*  20  
                 22.37        46.24 (23.87)
  2 Justin Fleagle         16 AuglaizeMercerOH    49.10      48.80   17  
                 23.51        48.80 (25.29)
  3 Michael Juengel        17 Spartanburg-SC      49.52      49.16   16  
                 23.96        49.16 (25.20)
  4 Oliver Zmetrovich      18 North Shore-MA      50.00      49.38   15  
                 23.83        49.38 (25.55)
  5 Avery Barley           17 Chambersburg-PA     49.50      49.93   14  
                 24.38        49.93 (25.55)
  6 Martin Baffico         18 Sarasota-FL         50.39      49.95   13  
                 24.35        49.95 (25.60)
  7 Alexander Margherio    17 Birmingham-MI       49.86      50.06   12  
                 23.89        50.06 (26.17)
  8 John Michael Gordon    17 Lynchburg-VA        50.17      50.20   11  
                 24.46        50.20 (25.74)
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    lindahanderson92

    good one

Author: Cathleen Pruden

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Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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