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Bobby Finke And Paige Madden Safe Wins On Evening 1 Of San Antonio Professional Swim Collection


  • April 10-13, 2024
  • Northside Swim Middle, San Antonio, TX
  • LCM (50m)
  • Begin Occasions
    • Wednesday Distance: 5pm (Central Time)
    • All Prelims: 9am (Central Time)
    • Thurs-Sat Finals: 6pm (Central Time)
  • Meet Central
  • Psych Sheets
  • Stay Outcomes
  • Livestream (USA Swimming Community)

The 2024 San Antonio Professional Swim Collection cease commenced this night with only one occasion on the schedule: the 1500 freestyle. Atone for the motion with the next race movies, courtesy of USA Swimming on YouTube.


  • World Report: 15:20.48 — Katie Ledecky, USA (2018)
  • World Junior Report: 15:28.36 — Katie Ledecky, USA (2014)
  • American Report: 15:20.48 — Katie Ledecky, USA (2018)
  • U.S. Open Report: 15:20.48 — Katie Ledecky, USA (2018)
  • Professional Swim Collection Report: 15:20.48 — Katie Ledecky, USA (2018)
  • U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifying Customary: 16:45.69

High 8:

  1. Paige Madden (NYAC) – 16:19.77
  2. Deniz Ertan (SUN) – 16:33.20
  3. Paige Downey (GM) – 16:35.01
  4. Kate Hurst (SCAR) – 16:40.12
  5. Caroline Riggs (UN-WV) – 16:42.12
  6. Danielle Gleason (PSC) – 16:55.78
  7. Grace Hodgins (SYS) – 16:58.33
  8. Mira Szimcsak (COUG) – 17:10.70

25-year-old Paige Madden of the New York Athletic Membership claimed the primary victory of the meet. She touched the wall in a closing time of 16:19.77, which was about 10 seconds shy of her lifetime finest (16:09.93) from final month’s Westmont cease.

Madden is coaching beneath the steering of coach Bob Bowman within the lead-up to Olympic Trials, having made the swap again in September. Prior to creating the change, she skilled with the Loughborough College group in England for a yr, and skilled with the Virginia Cavaliers previous to that. Madden is an Olympic medalist from Tokyo, the place she helped Crew USA to 2nd within the 4×200 freestyle relay.

Securing 2nd place honors tonight was Madden’s coaching companion, Deniz Ertan (16:33.20). Ertan represents Turkey on the worldwide stage and owns a finest time of 16:13.22 on this occasion. She posted that private finest swim on the Tokyo Olympics, the place she positioned seventeenth total.

The World Junior Champion from September, Kate Hurst, produced a 4th place end tonight in 16:40.12. She’s been as quick as 16:09.37 and lately clocked a time of 16:25.37 final month. 15-year-old Paige Downey outpaced Hurst for third place, as she posted a close to private finest swim of 16:35.01. Downey owns a career-best 16:32.05 on this distance.

Swimming out of the 2nd warmth, Caroline Riggs of Yale clocked a time of 16:42.12 for fifth total. She crushed her earlier better of 16:54.80 from final Could and slid beneath the U.S. Olympic Trials (16:45.69) normal within the course of.


  • World Report: 14:31.02 — Solar Yang, CHN (2012)
  • World Junior Report: 14:46.09 — Franko Grgic, CRO (2019)
  • American Report: 14:31.59 — Bobby Finke, USA (2023)
  • U.S. Open Report: 14:42.81 — Bobby Finke, USA (2023)
  • Professional Swim Collection Report: 14:53.12 — Jordan Wilimovsky, USA (2016)
  • U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifying Customary: 15:39.89

High 8:

  1. Bobby Finke (SPA) – 15:05.96
  2. Felix Auboeck (AUT) – 15:13.62
  3. William Mulgrew (SAC) – 15:19.25
  4. Ilia Sibirtsev (UofL) – 15:21.38
  5. Luka Mijatovic (UN-PC) – 15:36.15
  6. Henry Morrissey (UN-PC) – 15:37.92
  7. Dylan Gravley (SUN) – 15:40.07
  8. Colin Jacobs (SYS) – 15:41.35

To nobody’s shock, American document holder Bobby Finke (15:05.96) completed properly forward of the boys’s 1500 freestyle area. For comparability’s sake, Finke was 15:08.51 at this identical time final yr, so he appears to be like to be heading in the right direction as we head into championship season. He received tonight’s race by precisely 7.66 seconds.

Austria’s Felix Auboeck (15:13.62) snagged a 2nd place end in tonight’s quickest warmth. He owns a finest time and nationwide document of 14:51.88, a time he threw down on the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Video games. Identified for extra of his 200 and 400 freestyle prowess, Auboeck will function in these two races along with the 800 free later this week.

William Mulgrew (15:19.25) and Ilia Sibirtsev (15:21.38) had a decent battle for third, with Mulgrew getting the contact by simply over two seconds. Mulgrew, a Harvard commit, demolished his earlier finest time (15:29.82) by over 10 seconds. Nationwide Age Group record-breaker Luka Mijatovic was fifth total tonight, checking-in at 15:36.15. His finest time and NAG document stands at 15:26.73, which he placed on the books final month.

West Virginia’s Ivan Puskovitch was thirteenth total, however his focus during the last yr has been Open Water. He booked an computerized ticket to the Paris Olympics within the Open Water 10km occasion in February by way of his 14th place end on the Doha World Championships.

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