USA Swimming Winter Nationals: Sebastien Rousseau Tops 200 Fly

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ATLANTA, Georgia, December 3. SEBASTIEN Rousseau clipped his strong preliminary time of 1:56.81 with a winning effort of 1:56.77 in the men's 200 fly for the win at the USA Swimming Winter Nationals. The swim came up just short of the top 25 in the world.

FAST's Tyler Clary, who pushed the pace throughout much of the swim, wound up second in 1:57.03. Pedro Oliveira earned third in 1:59.95. Anestis Arampatzis (2:00.04), Alex Coci (2:01.16), Stefan Hirniak (2:01.27), Tom Kremer (2:01.42), Zack Chetrat (2:01.52), Justin Kermack (2:01.70) and Corey Okubo (2:01.74) rounded out the final heat of the meet.

Thomas Luchsinger pocketed the B final in 2:00.35, while Davis Tarwater placed second in 2:00.47. Marcin Cieslak (2:00.58), Sean Mathews (2:01.37), Robert Looney (2:02.09), Logan Madson (2:02.09), James Yoder (2:02.81), Mark Dylla (2:03.44), Matthew Conway (2:04.76) and Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or (2:07.03) also swam in the consolation final.

Roger Dent posted a 2:01.67 to win the C final, while Michael Flach touched second in 2:02.01. Taylor Camp (2:02.91), Brayden Salmon (2:03.77), Shawn Parkhurst (2:04.61), Andrew Yunker (2:04.61), John Martens (2:04.73), Maclin Simpson (2:05.16), Charlie Rimkus (2:05.73) and Mark Sarman (2:05.94) comprised the other bonus heat finishes.

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