Sharp Tuneup Effort From Anthony Ervin In 50 Free (21.98) A Good Sign As U.S. Trials Near

Anthony Ervin - speedster in youth and maturity - by Peter Bick

Anthony Ervin cracked the 22-second barrier in the 50 free to register a victory at the Charlotte stop of the USA Swimming Pro Series.

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Dana Vollmer swimming 53.59 in the heats at Charlotte with the final still to come puts her as No. 1 U.S. sprinter so far this year. I did not expect her to be a player in this event at all but suddenly……..

Felix Sanchez

Fascinating to hear that the “50 free is going to be a shootout” at US trials. I for one was expecting a long, cerebral, chess-like determination.


As probably the readers of this website know well, I am a big fan of A. Ervin and would love to see him go to his third Olympics.

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