Simone Manuel Cuts A Yards Dash & Katie Ledecky Also Wins For Stanford At Pac-12

Simone Manuel of the USA - by Patrick B. Kraemer

There were just two races on the opening day of the 2017 Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships in the United States – and both featured an Olympic champion helping Stanford to victories and records. Its all yards, short-course at that, far from the world of long-course metres – but some swimmers transcend difference, of course: Simone Manuel clocked the swiftets 50 yard free split ever, 20.78, and Katie Ledecky helped Stanford’s 4×200 relay home to a four-second victory in an NCAA and American record of 6:49.42.

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There were just two races on the opening day of the 2017 Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships in the United States – and both featured an Olympic champion helping Stanford to victories and records. Its all yards, short-course at that, far from the world of long-course metres – but some swimmers transcend difference, of course: Simone Manuel clocked the swiftets 50 yard free split ever, 20.78, and Katie Ledecky helped Stanford’s 4×200 relay home to a four-second victory in an NCAA and American record of 6:49.42.

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