After easily advancing to the 200m backstroke semifinals, Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley share the advice about the Olympics they received from six-time medalist Matt Grevers
Via CSN Chicago
August 10, 2016
He outdueled Xu Jiayu of China and U.S. teammate David Plummer to just miss Aaron Peirsol's world record by three-tenths of a second. Murphy joins Matt Grevers, Peirsol, Lenny Krayzelburg and Stanford's Jeff Rouse to give the United States a 20-year domination of the backstroke.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
August 09, 2016
First-time Olympians Ryan Murphy and David Plummer of Team USA lead the pack after the 100m backstroke semifinals. Murphy and Plummer advance to Mondays final in first and second place, respectively, ahead of 2015 world champion Mitch Larkin of Australia. Murphy clocked 52.49 seconds, separated by 0.01 from Plummers time. Larkin was two tenths of a second back with a time of 52.70...
Via CSN Chicago
August 07, 2016
Matt Grevers may have competed in the last race of his career. The six-time Olympic medalist qualified for the semifinals of the 200-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Thursday, but he knows he's got no chance of actually making the team in that event. Grevers is considering whether to scratch from the evening session, which would likely mark the end of his storied...
Defending Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers fails to qualify In the men's 100m backstroke, finishing third behind Ryan Murphy and David Plummer.
Via CSN Chicago
June 28, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Ryan Murphy outkicked a packed field that included gold medalists Michael Phelps and Matt Grevers to win the men's 100-meter backstroke at the Arena Pro Swim Series on Friday. Murphy ran down the field over the final 50 meters and finished with a time of 53.47. Gri Tarasevich of Russia was second at 53.84 and Grevers, the reigning Olympic champion in the event...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016 | Discuss
INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Grevers set a world record in the 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Missy Franklin broke the American record in the 200 freestyle and the U.S. pulled away from the European All-Stars for a 155-107 victory at the Duel in the Pool.It was a banner day for the Americans, who broke national records in eight of the first 11 races and clinched their seventh straight win...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Matt Grevers set a world record in the 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Missy Franklin broke the American record in the 200 freestyle and the U.S. pulled away from the European All-Stars for a 155-107 victory at the Duel in the Pool. It was a banner day for the Americans, who broke national records in eight of the first 11 races and clinched their seventh straight...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) American Matt Grevers broke the world record in the 100-meter backstroke Saturday at the Duel in the Pool, winning the race in 48.92 seconds. Nick Thoman, also an American, set the previous mark of 48.94 in December 2009 in Great Britain. After the race, Grevers pumped his fist and jumped up. He told the crowd during a post-race interview that after coming close...
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