(Video Interview) Nathan Adrian After Sizzler in 50 Free

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California’s Nathan Adrian vaulted to second in the world rankings in the 50-meter free at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Orlando.

His win moved him up from fourth, and gave him the overall points series lead.

Original 50 free report:

California’s Nathan Adrian uncorked a blistering men’s 50-meter fee at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series Orlando.

Adrian won the finale in a time of 21.70. That swim jumped him from fourth in the world with a 21.85 to second behind only Florent Manaudou’s 21.57 from the Amiens stop of the FFN Golden Tour.

Florida’s Caeleb Dressel, fresh off his amazing 18.23 in the 50-yard free, took second in 22.06 to move to sixth in the world rankings.  Indiana’s Ali Khalafalla grabbed third overall in 22.25 to move into the top 10 in the world.

Brazil’s Italo Duarte (22.28), Italy’s Luca Dotto (22.37), Brazil’s Cesar Cielo (22.47), Tucson Ford’s Brad Tandy (22.54) and Wolfpack’s Caleb Weir (22.55) comprised the rest of the heat.

NYAC’s Josh Schneider won the B final in a time of 22.50.  Trojan’s Kenta Ito took second in 22.63.

                            === A - Final ===                            
  1 Adrian, Nathan   27 California Aquat    22.03      21.70JNATS   
  2 Dressel, Caeleb  19 Unattached          22.52      22.06 NATS   
  3 Khalafalla, Ali  19 Unattached-IN       22.56      22.25 NATS   
  4 Duarte, Italo    23 Brazil-US           22.57      22.28 NATS   
  5 Dotto, Luca      25 Italy               22.54      22.37 NATS   
  6 Cielo, Cesar     29 Brazil-US           22.67      22.47 NATS   
  7 Tandy, Bradley   24 Tucson Ford Deal    22.63      22.54 NATS   
  8 Weir, Caleb      24 Wolfpack Elite-N    22.66      22.55 NATS   
                            === B - Final ===                            
  9 Schneider, Josh  28 New York Athleti    22.81      22.50 NATS   
 10 Ito, Kenta       25 Trojan Swim Club    22.95      22.63 NATS   
 11 Fratus, Bruno    26 Brazil-US           22.71      22.72 NATS   
 12 Lobintsev, Niki  27 Trojan Swim Club    22.96      22.77 NATS   
 13 Cheah, Geoffrey  25 Club Wolverine-M    23.01      22.81 NATS   
 14 Hammer, Martin   22 Una Gtsa-FL         23.00      22.94 NATS   
 15 Santana, Matheu  19 Brazil-US           23.01      23.19 NATS   
 16 Chierighini, Ma  25 Brazil-US           22.82      23.37 JRS
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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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