Tom Shields Tops 100 Fly at Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions Final Day

Photo Courtesy: R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya

One meet record fell at the final day of the 2016 TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions, hosted by the Mission Viejo Nadadores.

Fifteen year old Erica Sullivan was first to the wall in the women’s 1500 freestyle, stopping the clock in 16:34.38. She was followed by Hailey Houck in 16:50.81 and Reese Lamph finished third with a 16:58.73.

Kendyl Stewart topped the women’s 100 fly in 58.84. Eva Merrell touched in 59.79, while Katie McLaughlin earned third in 59.94.

Tom Shields posted a meet record, world’s 17th fastest time of 52.15 to win the men’s 100 fly. Justin Lynch earned second in 52.42. Yoessef Tibazi rounded out the podium in 53.92.

Amy Bilquist stopped the clock in 1:01.15 to win the women’s backstroke. Kendyl Stewart and Eva Merrell also posted Trials cuts to finish second and third in 1:02.51 and 1:02.91.

Dylan Carter was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke, finishing in 56.30. Jonathan Knox was the only other swimmer to earn a Trials cut, with his second place time of 57.01. Patrick Conaton finished third in 57.23.

Nick Norman‘s 8:10.28 won the men’s 800 freestyle. Jerad Kaskawal out touched Pawel Furtek 8:15.90 to 8:16.07 for second and third.

Kirsten Vose won the 100 breaststroke by just over a second, stopping the clock at 1:10.31. Madeleine Vonderhaar posted a 1:11.36, not far ahead of Ali Harrison‘s 1:11.67 that earned third.

In 1:02.30 Azad Al-barazi won the men’s 100 breaststroke. Jimmy Deiparine touched in 1:03.41, just ahead of Chuck Katis who finished third.

Riley Scott led a trio of 2:17s in the women’s 200 IM. The 18 year old touched in 2:17.03. Celina Li finished second in 2:17.19 and Kate Krolikowski earned third with a 2:17.64.

In the men’s 200 IM, Rafa Alfaro finished in 2:05.61. Ken Takahashi touched second with a 2:06.03 and third place went to Young Tae Seo in 2:07.90.

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Joan Lin Fang
8 years ago

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