USA Swimming Releases 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Time Standards – 15 Cuts Faster than 2018

Alex Walsh; Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

USA Swimming released the time standards for the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships, via the USA Swimming News Twitter account.

The qualifying period for the meet began November 1, 2018 and will run through the entry deadline a few days before the meets begin December 11-14, 2019.

The West meet will be held in Federal Way, Washington and the East Championships will be contested in Atlanta, Georgia. Both will be using the short course yards format.

Official Time Standards for the meet are available below:


Photo Courtesy: Twitter, @USASwimmingNews

Compared to 2018’s meet, the major differences on the women’s side are in the sprint freestyle events and 200 backstroke:

50 Freestyle23.4923.39
100 Freestyle50.8950.69
200 Freestyle1:49.691:49.29
200 Backstroke2:01.292:00.99

For the men, faster cuts came in every individual event excluding the 100, 1,000 and 1,650 freestyles:

50 Freestyle20.8920.79
200 Freestyle1:39.791:39.39
500 Freestyle4:31.494:30.49
100 Backstroke50.7949.99
200 Backstroke1:50.591:49.99
100 Breaststroke57.3956.99
200 Breaststroke2:05.692:04.59
100 Butterfly49.8949.59
200 Butterfly1:52.091:51.59
200 IM1:51.491:50.79
400 IM 4:00.193:59.09

Last year, both the East Meet and West Meet featured numerous National Age Group and Meet Records including standout meets from Carson Foster, Charlotte Hook, Regan Smith, Luca Urlando, Alex Walsh and Gretchen Walsh.