Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Pelton’
Katie Ledecky highlighted the final night in Knoxville with an American record in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle. Full results within.
Katie Ledecky and Janet Hu propelled Nation’s Capital to a women’s team club championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.
Nick Thoman set two individual American records and led off a record-breaking relay on Friday night in Knoxville, Tenn.
An American record and three national age group records were set on the second night of finals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Ryan Lochte picked up his second and third gold medal at worlds on Friday, his 13th and 14th of his illustrious swimming world championships career.
NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.
Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley to net his fourth title of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. California’s Elizabeth Pelton, Caitlin Leverenz and Jessica Hardy each earned a title on the final day.
Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Missy Franklin continued to shine in international competition, as did Ryan Lochte, who showed why he is the considered the best swimmer in the world, swimming unrested.
On Monday morning at the U.S. swimming world championships, Michael Phelps announced he was giving up his experiment with a new freestyle stroke; Towson’s Elizabeth Pelton, 15, set a personal best in the 100 backstroke heats to advance to the semifinals; and another suit malfunction “exposed” backstroker Matt Grevers. But no world records were set. Meantime, Sunday night, Ryan Lochte left Phelps speechless with his choice of words.
Elizabeth Pelton, 15, won her third silver medal at the U.S. swimming championships. Her second-place finish in the 200-meter backstroke earned her the right to compete in four individual events at the world championships in Rome, a distinction that, with one day of competition remaining, only one other U.S. swimmer — Michael Phelps — can claim.
There was plenty of news after Michael Phelps pulled out of the 100 freestyle Friday morning: Towson’s Elizabeth Pelton, 15, set herself up to contend for a third spot on her first world championship team in the 200 backstroke; Curl-Burke’s Mei Christensen also qualified for Friday night’s final. Dara Torres said she planned to skip the 100 free but shoot for a world record in a 50 butterfly time trial. USA National Team Director Mark Schubert railed against the latest high-tech suits, and a handful of locals posted great times Friday morning.
Towson’s Elizabeth Pelton, 15, perhaps cemented her status as the biggest young star at the U.S. swimming championships when she earned her second berth in this summer’s world championships, finishing second in the 100 back.
Just 15, Elizabeth Pelton of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club scored a world championship team spot with her surprising second-place finish in a stacked 200 individual medley field as NBAC’s Katie Hoff–who was once that 15-year-old sensation–didn’t make the team in the 400 free, an event in which she holds the American record. Now 20 and struggling, Hoff finished a dismal sixth in that event at the national championships in Indianapolis.
Great Falls’s Kate Ziegler withdrew from the women’s 400-meter event at the U.S. Swimming Championships at Indiana University on Tuesday morning because of the flu. Ziegler told The Washington Post that she developed flu-like symptoms last Friday with a fever that peaked at 103 degrees, and was so hobbled she did not bother attempting to travel Indianapolis to compete. She will not compete in Wednesday’s 200 and has only faint hopes of being ready for Friday’s heats of the 800.