Watch Luca Urlando Topple Legendary Phelps 200 Fly NAG (Race Video)

2019 CLOVIS PRO SWIM SERIES

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Originally reported by James Sutherland

MEN’S 200 FLY FINAL

  • Pro Swim Series Record: Li Zhuhao, 2017 – 1:55.29
  • 2020 U.S. Olympic Trial cut: 2:01.19
  1. Luca Urlando, DART, 1:53.84
  2. Justin Wright, FORD, 1:58.61
  3. Ben Miller, TTSC, 2:00.41

17-year-old phenom Luca Urlando constructed an positively implausible opening in a men’s 200 fly final, mountainous to a win by tighten to 5 seconds in a new boys 17-18 National Age Group Record of 1:53.84.

The float lowers an iconic record that had stood given 2003 – Michael Phelps clocked a 1:53.93 in a semi-finals during a 2003 World Championships. Urlando is now a third fastest American in history, usually trailing Phelps (1:51.51 – WR) and Tyler Clary (1:53.64), and is 11th all-time.

His prior best time was 1:54.35, finished in May during a Mel Zajac International accommodate in Vancouver. He is now a #3 ranked swimmer in a universe this year.

2018 U.S. National Champ Justin Wright was a runner-up in 1:58.61, only off his season-best of 1:57.93.

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