Gators claim three titles on day three of US Open

GREENSBORO, NC. – Florida recorded three titles during the third day of the US Open, including a sweep in the 200m freestyle. jake mitchell Y katie ledecky secured first in the 200m freestyle, while alexas savikas he continued his incredible breaststroke performances with a win in the 200m breaststroke.

With all three titles won tonight, the Gators claim five so far at the US Open.

2023 signees Caleb Maldari, Josh Parent and Grace Rainey competed on Friday. Rainey placed fifth in the 100m breaststroke A final, Parent finished fourth in the IM 400m final B, and Maldari was fifth in the 100m backstroke B final.

Finals:

100m flight:
Joshua Liendo he added another impressive finish to his resume, swimming a 52.48 to place second. eric friese He came sixth with a time of 52.92.

200m Free
Ledecky continued her historic reign in the swim, claiming the title with a time of 1:56.74. The Gators’ volunteer coach has three titles in as many days (800m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 200m freestyle).

Mitchell shortened the time of his preliminary swim to claim first place, posting a time of 1:48.22 to give the Gators a sweep in the 200m freestyle. alfonso master he finished fourth in the top final with a 1:48.90. oscar lindholm he finished fifth and Mark Szaranek finished sixth in the B final.

100m breaststroke
After winning at the Georgia Invite, Savickas continued to dominate, winning the 100m breaststroke title in 1:00.54. Raphael Rached Windmuller he finished seventh in 1:02.37.

Preliminaries:

400m LW:
Dixon earned an appearance in the B final following a qualifying time of 4:56.07 during the morning session after swimming the 200m IM A final last night. 2023 signee Mattes continued her impressive performance in North Carolina, securing a spot in the A final.

100m flight:
Liendo and Friese qualified for the A final, Liendo finishing fifth with 52.80 and Friese sixth with 53.01.

200m Freestyle:
Ledecky finished more than a second ahead of the rest of the field for first place in the A final in 1:57.70.

Mitchell completed Gator’s sweep in the 200-meter freestyle, swimming in 1:48.22 to take first place in the prelims. alfonso master also qualified for the A final, while Mark Szaranek and oscar lindholm he finished 12th and 13th for B-final credentials.

100m breaststroke
As it did all fall, alexas savikas he performed very well on the chest, finishing first in 1:00.55 for the top spot in the prelim. Raphael Rached Windmuller he placed sixth with a time of 1:02.00 to join Savickas in the A final.

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