Olympic Trials Wave I: Day 3 Results, Day 4 Preview

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By Attain for the Wall Workers

The third night time of finals began off with the Ladies’s 400 Freestyle. Within the first warmth, Nicole Fye (Ohio State/FISH), held the highest seed (ninth general) and swam onerous all through the race, shifting up from eighth after the primary 50 to ending sixth, simply off her prelim swim. Congratulations Nicole!
The following race for a PVS swimmer was the Ladies’s 100 Butterfly, the place Lexi Cuomo entered the A-Remaining because the third seed. Lexi was aggressive from the outset, touching first on the 50 in 27.49, .08 forward of high seeded Trude Rothrock. The lead modified a couple of occasions during the last 50 meters and Nikki Venema hit the wall 1st, adopted intently by Lexi, who touched out third place finisher Gigi Johnson by .03!! In each her swims, Lexi posted finest occasions, ending the A-final race in 1:00.06!!

Lexie Cuomo in her interview after the 100 Butterfly, giving a shout out to the Mason Makos!

The Males’s 200 Backstroke featured two PVS swimmers, Drew Carbone (Unattached) within the B-Remaining and Sam O’Brien (FISH) within the A-Remaining. Drew certified sixteenth and jumped on the alternative to race, he was out in 2nd place on the first 50 & held that place all through the race, however on the ultimate contact hit the pads third. The highest 3 finishers have been separated by a mere .68 seconds, with drew lacking 2nd by .03. Drew’s ultimate time of two:02.65 was nicely forward of his prelim time & higher than his seed time. Sam O’Brien was up subsequent having certified seventh within the A-Remaining. Sam battled and was in a really tight race, on the finish he maintained his seed ending seventh. Whereas his swim in Finals wasn’t his finest time, he was ‘within the race’ the entire means & had many cheering him on from home- Congratulations Sam!!

Photograph Courtesy The FISH Fb web page

At the moment (Day 4) is the ultimate day of competitors for Wave I and consists of the 200IM, 50 Freestyle, 200 Breaststroke and 1500 Freestyle. All of the dwell stream protection will probably be obtainable on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports activities app.

Right here’s the rundown of PVS swimmers competing at the moment:

Ladies’s 50 Freestyle: Lexi Cuomo (UVA/MAKO), Missy Cundiff (William & Mary/SNOW), Camille Spink (NCAP), Katie Mack (NCAP), Tatum Wall (NCAP)
Males’s 50 Freestyle: Corey Shepard (USAF/Occoquan Swimming), AJ Ross (South Carolina/NCAP)
Males’s 200 Breaststroke: Jakob Frick (NCAP)

Editor’s word: Due to the reader feedback for including different PVS swimmers that we missed within the Males’s 50 Freestyle!

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