USA Swimming Adjusts Final Session of Speedo Winter Junior Nationals East Due to Anticipated Inclement Weather

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

USA Swimming announced Friday afternoon that the last night of the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals East Championships would be adjusted because of the anticipated inclement weather expected to hit Greensboro, North Carolina on Saturday night.

  1. All relays scheduled for Saturday finals will be swum at the end of the preliminary session.
  2. No time trials will be offered Saturday.
  3. Timed finals of the distance events and the Saturday finals session will be moved up one hour earlier.
  4. Team Awards will not be presented Saturday evening, and instead will be shipped from headquarters following the competition.

The meet has been one of the fastest junior nationals meets on record with meet records falling to Alex WalshCarson Foster and their respective club teams in the relays. Out of the 12 finals contested, the East has had the fastest winning time in nine events.

Winning Times:

(Red indicates fastest overall)

  • Women’s 200 Medley Relay: Nashville Aquatic Club, 1:38.32
  • Men’s 200 Medley Relay: Mason Manta Rays, 1:26.52
  • Women’s 800 Free Relay: Nashville Aquatic Club, 7:11.69
  • Men’s 800 Free Relay: Mason Manta Rays, 6:23.97
  • Women’s 500 Free: Mary Smutny, 4:42.45
  • Men’s 500 Free: Jake Magahey, 4:14.61
  • Women’s 200 IM: Alex Walsh, 1:53.69
  • Men’s 200 IM: Carson Foster, 1:42.54
  • Women’s 50 Free: Gretchen Walsh, 21.82
  • Men’s 50 Free: Adam Chaney, 19.87
  • Women’s 400 Medley Relay: Nashville Aquatic Club, 3:36.23
  • Men’s 400 Medley Relay: Mason Manta Rays, 3:11.11