Ryan Murphy Adds Knoxville 200 Back to TYR Pro Swim Series Victories

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Just five one-hundredths off his time in this event from last year’s January Pro Swim Series, Cal’s Ryan Murphy won the 200 backstroke in 1:56.16. Daniel Carr (1:58.46) won a close battle for second throughout the race over Bryce Mefford (1:59.50) and Joey Reilman (2:01.35).

Mason Manta Rays’ Noah Young picked up his Olympic Trials cut in this event (2:01.35) for the fifth-place finish. He was followed by Josh Zakala (2:03.38), Carson Foster (2:05.02) and Nathan Hayes (2:07.47).

 Event 31  Men 200 LC Meter Backstroke
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        World: W 1:51.92  7/31/2009 Aaron Peirsol, USA
     American: A 1:51.92  7/31/2009 Aaron Peirsol, USA
    U.S. Open: O 1:53.08  7/11/2009 Aaron Peirsol, Longhorn
     Jr World: J 1:55.14  6/28/2017 Kliment Kolesnikov, RUS
     Pro Swim: P 1:55.04  2017      Xu Jiayu
    Trial Cut: T 2:02.99
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Ryan Murphy      23 California Aquat  2:02.27    1:56.16T  894  
    r:+0.54  27.09        56.58 (29.49)
        1:26.35 (29.77)     1:56.16 (29.81)
  2 Daniel Carr      20 Unattached        2:02.08    1:58.46T  843  
    r:+0.54  27.59        57.29 (29.70)
        1:28.04 (30.75)     1:58.46 (30.42)
  3 Bryce Mefford    20 Unattached        2:01.94    1:59.50T  821  
    r:+0.56  28.25        58.75 (30.50)
        1:29.41 (30.66)     1:59.50 (30.09)
  4 Joey Reilman     21 Univ Tennessee    2:02.08    2:01.35T  784  
    r:+0.65  27.78        57.88 (30.10)
        1:29.58 (31.70)     2:01.35 (31.77)
  5 Noah Young       18 Mason Manta Rays  2:03.78    2:01.50T  781  
    r:+0.71  28.58        59.31 (30.73)
        1:30.67 (31.36)     2:01.50 (30.83)
  6 Josh Zakala      20 Hpcentervictoria  2:04.23    2:03.38   746  
    r:+0.60  28.45        59.74 (31.29)
        1:31.59 (31.85)     2:03.38 (31.79)
  7 Carson Foster    17 Mason Manta Rays  2:00.92    2:05.01   717  
    r:+0.53  28.20        59.27 (31.07)
        1:32.54 (33.27)     2:05.01 (32.47)
  8 Nathan Hayes     16 Seattle Metropol  2:03.37    2:07.47   676  
    r:+0.60  28.55      1:00.00 (31.45)
        1:33.99 (33.99)     2:07.47 (33.48)