Tom Shields Comes From Behind to Win Men’s 100 Fly in Atlanta

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Cal’s Tom Shields trailed SwimMAC’s Tim Phillips at the halfway point, 24.34 to 24.56, but Shields blasted a 27.53 back half to pull into the lead and touch first. Shields came in at 52.09, moving to 12th in the world in the event and becoming the only American in the top 20.

Texas’ Jack Conger also closed well to finish second in 52.56, and Auburn’s Santiago Grassi took third in 52.62.

Club Seminole’s Pavel Sankovich finished in 52.81 to claim fourth, while Phillips faded to fifth in 52.92, barely holding off former training partner and current Cal Bear Matthew Josa (52.93).

Athens Bulldog’s Gunnar Bentz took seventh in 53.47, and City of Plano’s Seth Stubblefield finished eighth in 54.34.


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Tulasi Chaitanya Kolymvitis

Sajan Prakash u can make in to final easily ?

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