Quah, Epitropov, Peribonio Scratch A-Finals at PSS Mission Viejo Friday


Three males have forfeited their locations in A-finals as we speak on the first full finals session in Mission Viejo.

Zheng Quah of Cal Aquatics is the one one of many three who has a distinct occasion to give attention to this morning. Quah was within the 200 free A-final, however he scratched to give attention to the 100 fly A-final. Quah’s scratch put Ryan Lochte (Gator Swim Membership) into the B-final in lane eight after he was seventeenth in prelims.

Lyubomir Epitropov (College of Tennessee) set a brand new Bulgarian report within the 100 breast prelims, going 1:00.32 to qualify second to as we speak’s ultimate, however he gained’t contest that tonight. Tom Peribonio of Gator Swim Membership certified by means of to the 400 IM A-final in third (4:21.95), however he’s additionally scratched his place. Their absences transfer Gator Swim Membership’s Nils Wich-Glasen into the 100 breast A-final and Etay Gurevich (unattached) into the 400 IM A-final.

Melanie Margalis (St. Petersburg Aquatics/Georgia) and Brooke Forde (Alto Swim Membership) have each scratched out of the 200 free B-final to give attention to the 400 IM A-final, the place they’re in lanes two and 6, respectively. Their scratches transfer Robin Neumann (unattached) and Claire Tuggle (Santa Maria Swim Membership) into the B-final of the 200 free. Tuggle in the meantime, scratched out of the 400 IM B-final.

The opposite scratch got here within the 400 IM B-final, as 800 free runner-up Will Gallant of Mission Viejo Nadadores relinquished his spot. Gallant has no different races this morning.

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