Shinri Shioura Completes Sprint Sweep at 2017 Arena Pro Series Austin

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Men’s 50 Free

Shinri Shioura of Japan completed a sweep of the sprint free events with a top showing in the men’s 50 free final. Shioura held off the competition to claim gold with a 22.44, followed closely by UBC Thunderbirds’ Yuri Kisil and his time of 22.46.

Race Pace Club’s Michael Andrew picked up the bronze medal with a 22.65 swim, while veteran Matt Grevers of Tucson Ford took fourth with a 22.66.

Ryan Held of NC State settled for fifth and a 22.69, just ahead of Japan’s Syun Kawasaki’s 22.88.

Pitchfork Aquatics’ Luis Flores and Eagle Swim Club’s Ollie Smith turned in times of 23.00 and 23.13 for seventh and eighth respectively.

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Author: Taylor Brien

Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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