2021 PRO SWIM SERIES – SAN ANTONIO
Reported by James Sutherland.
MEN’S 400 FREE FINALS
- PSS Report: 3:43.55, Solar Yang (CHN), 2016
- U.S. Olympic Trials Reduce: 3:57.29
Kieran Smith placed on a dominant show within the closing of the boys’s 400 free, main from the get-go to complete in a time of three:49.37, six-tenths off his season-best of three:48.78 from the U.S. Open. That point ranks him first amongst People and 12th general on this planet this season.
On the truth that there’s somewhat extra strain on him since breaking the 500 free American Report in February, Smith mentioned he’s prepared for it heading into Trials.
“I like a little bit of pressure,” he mentioned in his post-race interview. “Pressure makes diamonds.”
Zane Grothe, who edged out Smith within the 800 free on Thursday, took second in 3:53.07 to determine himself because the fifth-fastest within the nation, whereas Texas freshman David Johnston hit a brand new lifetime greatest for third in 3:55.06. Johnston had beforehand been 3:56.20 in February.