2017 U.S. WINTER NATIONALS – COLUMBUS, OHIO
Day 4 recap 2017 U.S. Winter National Championships
2017 U.S. WINTER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Zane Grothe’s American Record Highlights Fourth Night of 2017 AT&T Winter Nationals
Men’s 1650 Free
Another distance event, another American Record
for 25-year-old Zane Grothe
. Two nights after posting the first sub 4:08 swim in the 500 free, Grothe was back and performing his best Ledecky impression in the 1650 free. Grothe jumped to an early start and never looked back, continuing to propel himself forward away from the competition and past the existing American Record of 14:22.41. At one point in the race, Grothe was an astonishing full six seconds beneath the American Record mark. He went on to finish the race with a time of 14:18.25, establishing new American, U.S. Open, and Championship records in the process.
Holding steady at second throughout the race was Mitch D’Arrigo
. D’Arrigo, a constant in the distance scene, grabbed the silver medal with a time of 14:43.87. Rounding out the podium was Marcelo Acosta
with a time of 14:54.95.
finished fourth overall with a time of 14:56.62, followed by Jack Collins
and his time of 14:56.95.
(15:02.21), Graham Barrett
(15:06.16), and Nick Hogsed
(15:06.35) were sixth through eighth.
2017 U.S. Winter Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap
Americani d’inverno: i 100 sono di Adrian, i 1650 di Grothe l’incredibile su D’Arrigo