2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – SAN ANTONIO
Reported by James Sutherland.
MEN’S 1500 FREE TIMED FINAL
- PSS Report: 14:53.12, Jordan Wilimovsky (USA), 2016
- U.S. Olympic Trials Reduce: 15:44.89
The primary distinction was that Grothe made his transfer slightly bit sooner than McHugh, pulling away from Gallant across the 1000m mark.
Grothe, 28, completed in a time of 15:10.29, stacking up as his quickest swim since July of 2019 whereas additionally making him the second-fastest American this season. The time is a marked enchancment in comparison with his 1500 finished right now final 12 months in Richmond (15:19.77).
Additionally like McHugh, Grothe adverse cut up the occasion, going 7:36.23/7:34.06 for the 750s, and likewise had his quickest 500 cut up come on the finish (5:03.01/5:07.17/5:00.11).
Gallant pale over the ultimate third of the race, clocking 15:24.77 for second. The 19-year-old Mission Viejo swimmer set a finest time on the U.S. Open in 15:18.39 that now ranks him third amongst American this season.
Texas freshman David Johnston took three seconds off his lifetime finest for third in 15:30.06.