Abbey Weitzeil took down a 13-year-old nationwide document on this weekend’s ISL match, going 23.79 to turn out to be the quickest American of all-time.
Weitzeil tied for the win in ISL match #three on Saturday, hitting that 23.79 at the very same time as LA Present teammate Beryl Gastaldello, who represents France internationally. Weitzeil’s swim makes her the highest U.S. performer of all-time within the 50 brief course meter freestyle.
The outdated document was from the 2007, when Dara Torres went 23.82 in a World Cup meet. Weitzeil entered the season with a career-best of 24.23, however hadn’t targeted on brief course meters a lot whereas competing as a university swimmer. Within the ISL season opener, Weitzeil went 24.22, however reduce a half-second in a single fell swoop on Saturday to interrupt the document.
Right here’s a have a look at the highest American performers of all-time in that occasion:
High U.S. Girls, 50 SCM Free – All-Time
- Abbey Weitzeil (2020) – 23.79
- Dara Torres (2007) – 23.82
- Mallory Comerford (2018) – 23.83
- Lara Jackson (2007) – 23.85
- Madison Kennedy (2014) – 23.86
With most prime U.S. swimmers focusing extra on brief course yards or lengthy course meters, the American document stays nicely behind the world document of 22.93. Weitzeil ranks simply inside the highest 25 performers of all-time within the occasion, however has a quick enchancment curve and will rocket up that checklist over the rest of this ISL season.