Ben Proud Pops 21.64 In Dash Heats For His All-Time No2 On Career List Of 25 Sub-22s

Ben Proud testing his pace in Switzerland at the Swim Meet Uster this February past - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Ben Proud blasted a 21.64 in heats of the 50m frestyle on the fifth and penultimate morning at the British Championships in Sheffield to take his career count of sub-22sec dashes to 25. The 22-year-old who moved to coach James Gibson at the Energy Standard SC this season, has only ever been faster once before: he clocked 21.54 to make the Olympic final and then finished fourth in 21.68 in his first ultimate showdown.

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