INDIANAPOLIS - Stanford swimming’s Eugene Godsoe claimed first in the 100m fly after posting consecutive career-bests at the USA Swimming's Phillips 66 National Championships Thursday at the Indiana University Natatorium.
After touching in with a personal-best 52.13 in the prelims, Godsoe continued to pace the field in the finals and cut his time to 51.66 to claim first. His time of 51.66 moved him into fourth in the world rankings.
Godsoe also competed in the 50m back finals and finished sixth after touching in at 25.12, just ahead of his 25.30 preliminary finish.
B.J. Johnson competed in the 50m breast, finishing with a preliminary time of 28.53.
Complete Phillips 66 National Championships information, including results and competition schedules, is available online at USAswimming.org. The action continues daily through Saturday. Prelims will be held each day at 6 a.m. (PT), followed by finals at 3 p.m.
This meet is the sole qualifier for the U.S. team for the pool competition at the FINA World Championships, which runs July 28-Aug. 4 in Barcelona. The winner of each Olympic event will claim an automatic spot on the roster.
Extensive television coverage of the event will be aired by the NBC Sports Group.
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