Presenting our Weekly Wonders from the weekend of March twenty-ninth to thirty-first, 2019: Austin Winchester, sixteen, Waves of Wilmington (WOW-NC): 2 hundred IM, 1:52.51 – A 12 months ago, then-15-year-old Austin Winchester became 1: fifty-five .90 in the two hundred IM. Throughout the relaxation of 2018, he swam the race in some instances, never going underneath 1:59. Then in January 2019, he bbecomes1:f nifty eight. Severy four, and the remaining weekend, we dropped all of the ways to one:52.Fifty-one.
Winchester also went first-class times in the hundred unfastened (45.48), a hundred again (fifty-one. 47), one hundred breasts (fifty-eight. Fifty-six), 100 plies (51.05), and two hundred flies (1: fifty-four. Eighty-two). Catherine Hughes, 13, Arlington Aquatic Club (AAC-PV): two hundred breasts, 1:03.Eighty-four – Then-12-year-vintage Catherine Hughes went a quality time of 2:24.25 inside the 2 hundred breasts. A 12 months later – earlier this month – she went 2:20.14. Then remaining weekend, she shaved off even extra, going 2:17.17, hitting a Winter Juniors cut.
Kira Agne, 14, Wilmington Aquatic Club (WAV-MA): 1650 unfastened, 17:15.14 – In November of 2018, then-13-yr-old Kira Agne went 18:07.08 inside the mile, in and of itself a minute and forty eight-second drops from her previous nice. Then in January of this yr, she turned into 17:32.38. Last weekend, she took off some other 17 seconds, going 17:15.14. She was the second one-quickest 14-12 months-antique within u. S. A . Ultimate weekend. Agne also dropped over a 2nd inside the 500 unfastened (4:58.Fifty one) and swam her first-ever 1000 unfastened (10:24.95).
Josh Zuchowski, 14, Flood Aquatics Swim Club (FAST-FG): one hundred flies, forty-nine. 80 – After dropping seconds to interrupt:50 for the first time two weeks in the past (forty-nine. Eighty-three), 14-yr-vintage Josh Zuchowski becomes capable of shave off a bit greater time. He went fifty-one. Forty-six in prelims, then forty nine.80 in finals. He additionally went a quality time in his 500 loose (4:38.Sixty one), 50 back (22.78), two hundred breasts (2:04.Fifty seven), and four hundred IM (three:53.06) last weekend.
Katie McClintock, sixteen, Egg Harbor TWP Seahawks (SEA-MA): four hundred IM, 4:16.20 – Then-15-year-antique Katie McClintock closed 2017 excellent time of four:22.76 inside the 400 IM, then after a full year later, went a new first-class time of four:19.55. McClintock didn’t wait long after that, although, and went 4:19.15 in prelims closing weekend. In finals, she blew that point away, going four: sixteen. 20.
Catherine Weaverling, 15, Delaware Swim Team (DST-MA): one hundred back, 55.61 – Then-14-12 months-old Catherine Weaverling broke:57 inside the hundred returned for the first time March of 2018, going 56.95 then 56.89. Then, in advance in March, she was fifty six.33. Last weekend, she went 56.26 in prelims, then slashed off time to move fifty-five .S sixty-one in finals. She additionally went a nice time inside the 50 free (24.Forty one), one hundred unfastened (51.14), 50 returned (26.45), 200 returned (2:00.Eighty one), 200 plies (2:03.Seventy four), and four hundred IM (4:28.61).