(Video Interview) Bob Bowman Likes How The US Relays Are Taking Shape

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Bob Bowman met with the media tonight and talked about his NBAC Southwest swimmers’ performances this weekend in Mesa. The men’s 200 IMs were a highlight. He spoke about preparation for Trials as his group heads to Colorado Springs for a six week training camp. He also entertained questions about the state of US swimming and his first season at Arizona State.

Original Race Report:

Men’s 200 IM

Michael Phelps was first to the butterfly wall, further ahead after backstroke, and held on for the win. Phelps touched in 1:57.90, the third fastest time in the world this year. Training partners Chase Kalisz and David Nolan finished second and third in 1:59.05 and 2:00.89. Kalisz’s time is the tenth fastest in the world this year.

Max Williamson finished fourth in 2:02.61. Andrew Seliskar touched fifth in 2:02.86.

Gunnar Bentz (2:03.01), Marko Blazevski (2:05.16), and Sean Grieshop (2:07.23) completed the A final.

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