Zach Apple Establishes Presence with Blazing 48.76 100 Free in TYR Pro Swim Series Bloomington, Nathan Adrian Swims 49.3 in First Race Back From Cancer (RACE VIDEO)

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Despite his fourth place seed heading into Night Two of the TYR Pro Swim Series, Zach Apple proved his top-notch sprinter quality with a blazing 48.76 100 free to start the men’s schedule. Out-touching Blake Pieroni (48.86) by a tenth of a second, Apple went 0.65 under his time from this morning to seize the win. Robert Howard managed to break into the top three, posting a 49.09 to also beat his preliminary swim. Nathan Adrian moved up to fourth in his first finals swim since his testicular cancer diagnosis, dropping a 49.31 to gain a healthy advantage over Ali Khalafalla (49.68). Andrej Barna out-touched Coleman Stewart (50.26) at the finish, crashing the pads with a 50.23, while Mohamed Samy finished off the heat with a 50.81.

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 Event 4  Men 100 LC Meter Freestyle
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        World: W 46.91  7/30/2009 Cesar Cielo Filho, BRA
     American: A 47.17  7/27/2017 Caeleb Dressel, USA
    U.S. Open: O 47.58  7/2/2008  Jason Lezak, Rose Bowl
     Jr World:   47.58  8/10/2016 Kyle Chalmers, AUS
     Pro Swim: P 48.00  2016      Nathan Adrian
    Trial Cut: T 50.49
    Name            Age Team              Prelims     Finals  FINA       
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                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Zach Apple       22 Indiana S.C.        49.41      48.76T  890  
    r:+0.62  23.44        48.76 (25.32)
  2 Blake Pieroni    23 Indiana S.C.        49.37      48.86T  884  
    r:+0.61  23.38        48.86 (25.48)
  3 Robert Howard    22 Univ Alabama Swi    49.30      49.09T  872  
    r:+0.64  23.88        49.09 (25.21)
  4 Nathan Adrian    30 California Aquat    49.83      49.31T  860  
    r:+0.62  23.54        49.31 (25.77)
  5 Ali Khalafalla   23 Mission Viejo Na    49.40      49.68   841  
    r:+0.61  23.48        49.68 (26.20)
  6 Andrej Barna     21 Unattached          50.09      50.23   814  
    r:+0.61  24.20        50.23 (26.03)
  7 Coleman Stewart  21 Una Wolf/NC Stat    50.20      50.26T  813  
    r:+0.63  24.07        50.26 (26.19)
  8 Mohamed Samy     22 Egypt               50.31      50.81   786  
    r:+0.70  24.47        50.81 (26.34)

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